Marilyn Maphis

Marilyn Maphis

Marilyn Maphis

ACS Registration Number 2700
Year Originated first bloomed 1990; registered 2007
Species reticulata
Variety Marilyn Maphis
Bloom Color pink, very highly frosted
Bloom Size very large
Bloom Season midseason
Growth Habit upright and open growth
Growth Rate vigorous
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Jack Mandarich: propagated by Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia
Place of Origination Garner, North Carolina
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Hulyn Smith'
Seed Parent C. reticulata ‘Lilette Witman’
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=12967
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This C. reticulata from ('Lilette Witman' X 'Hulyn Smith') first bloomed in 1990.
General Bloom The 6.75" pink, very highly frosted, semidouble flower has golden anthers with white filaments. The bloom falls in one piece, has heavy petal texture with unique color and has special fluorescence or sheen. It is best suited for exhibition.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright and open with vigorous growth rate.