April Tenille

April Tenille

April Tenille

ACS Registration Number 3108
Year Registered 2019

This 25-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 1999. It was originated and registered by Jill and Glenn Read, and propagated by Glenn Read Camellia Nursery of Lucedale, Mississippi.

Bloom: The large sized 5" x 3" loose peony form flower is light blush pink in the center and deepens to a pale pink towards the outer petal edges. The center is intermixed with unpronounced stamens. It has gold anthers and white filaments. This profuse bloomer has a heavy bud set, is long lasting with consistent form, heavy petal texture and falls in one piece.

Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 3.75” x 1.25” with low serration.

Bloom season: Midseason to late.