Miss Charleston

Miss Charleston

Miss Charleston

ACS Registration Number 659
Year Registered 1962-1963
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=13773

An 8-year-old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1958, originated by Bill McGill, Adams Run, SC, and propagated by True's Camellias, Columbia, SC, for commercial introduction in 1962.

Bloom: The rich red flowers with yellow stamens are semi-double to peony form. The blooms are 6 or more inches in diameter and 3 inches in depth and have 30 to 60 petals. Most outstanding red. Long lasting. Winner of 5 ACS Highly Commended Seedling Awards.

Plant: Plant growth upright and average, medium in rate.

Leaf: Dark green leaves averaging 4 inches in length and 3 inches in width. 

Bloom Sason: midseason to late.