Nancy Callaway

Nancy Callaway

Nancy Callaway

Species reticulata
Variety Nancy Callaway
Bloom Color dark red with a light purple cast
Bloom Size very large
Bloom Season midseason to late
Growth Habit upright and open growth
Growth Rate average
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Walter Homeyer; propagated by Manson Markette of Americus, Georgia
Year Originated first bloomed 1995; registered 2000
Place of Origination Macon, Georgia
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=14594
ACS Registration Number 2538
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 10-year old chance C. reticulata seedling first bloomed in 1995.
General Bloom The dark rose form double flower has a light purple cast with 38 petals having heavy texture and special fluoresence or sheen, white anthers and filaments. Exhibition type flowers measure 6 x 2.5 inches untreated and 6.5 x 2.5 inches treated. Won five Best Seedling in Show.
Plant & Leaves Upright and open with average growth. Flowers fall in one piece. Dark green serated leaves are 5 x 2.50 inches.