|ACS Registration Number||610|
This 12-year-old seedling of unknown parentage first bloomed 1951. It was originated by Mrs. Ferol Zerkowsky of Slidell, Louisiana and registered with the American Camellia Society in 1962.
Bloom: The formal double flower averages 2.95 inches across and is old rose in colour, turning rosy purple in cold weather and consisting of 5 swirls ending in the centre of the flower. Said to be cold resistant. In very warm weather sometimes produces a small formal flower without swirl.
Plant: Growth is upright and rapid.
Leaf: Glossy, dark green leaves, heavily serrated and veined, 9.5 cm long x 5 cm wide.
Blooms: Midseason to late.