|ACS Registration Number||3136|
This 14-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'Royal Velvet' first bloomed in 2014. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia.
Bloom: The large sized 4" x 2.5" semi-double form flower is dark red with black edges. It has gold anthers and red filaments. This profuse bloomer has consistent form and falls in one piece.
Plant: The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
Leaf: The medium green leaves average 3” x 1.125” with low serration.
Bloom season: Midseason to late.