Shirley Miller

Shirley Miller

Shirley Miller

Year Registered 2018
ACS Registration Number 3065

This 18-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2012. It was originated by Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida and registered by Mark Crawford of Valdosta, Georgia and propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery of Valdosta, Georgia.
 
Bloom: The large sized 4.5" x 2" (treated 5" x 2.5") semi-double form flower is dark orchid pink with lavender overtones. It has yellow anthers and pink filaments. This profuse bloomer falls in one piece, and has heavy petal texture and consistent form. This bloom has wavy petals.
 
Plant: The plant habit is spreading. The growth rate is slow. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
 
Leaf: The dark green leaves have low serration and average 4" x 1.25".
 
Bloom season: Midseason.