Samford Park

Samford Park

Samford Park

ACS Registration Number 3186
Year Registered 2020

This 41-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in in the late 1980's. It was originated by Dr. Richard L. Guthrie of Auburn, Alabama and registered by Auburn-Opelika Men's Camellia Club and propagated by Kenneth M. Rogers of Auburn, Alabama.              
 
Bloom:  The medium sized 3.5" x 1.5" formal double form flower is pink at the margins fading to a pure white center. It has light pink to pink filaments. This profuse bloomer is long lasting with a consistent form and falls in one piece.        
 
Plant:  The plant habit is spreading. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping use.
 
Leaf:  The dark green leaves have low serration and average 3.5" x 1.5". 
 
Bloom season:  Midseason to late.