Josephine Caruso

Josephine Caruso

Josephine Caruso

Year Registered 2002
ACS Registration Number 2581
Species japonica
Variety Josephine Caruso
Bloom Color Oriental red, moired, heavily variegated with white and have yellow anthers and light pink filaments.
Bloom Size Medium sized 3.75" x 1.5"
Bloom Season Midseason to late
Growth Habit The plant growth habit is spreading.
Growth Rate The growth rate is average.
General Bloom Blooms are long lasting with heavy petal texture, 17-19 petals, fall in one piece, and bloom profusely.
Plant & Leaves Dark green leaves are 3.5” x 2”.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 10-year-old plant first bloomed in 1999 and has bloomed true for at least 4 years.
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated, registered, and propagated by Sylvio Caruso of Clinton, North Carolina.
Place of Origination Clinton, North Carolina, USA
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent C. japonica sport of 'Governor Mouton'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=10043
Hardiness Zone