Snowman

Snowman

Snowman

Year Registered 1965
ACS Registration Number 758
Species Japonica
Variety Snowman
Bloom Color Pure white with white filaments and yellow anthers
Bloom Size 15 cm across x 10 cm deep with 35 petals and 12 petaloids
Bloom Season Midseason
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant & Leaves Dark green
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 1961
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Wilmer Stewart
Place of Origination Savannah, Georgia
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=19125

This 6-year-old chance seedling first bloomed in 1961. It was originated and propagated by Wilmer Stewart of Savannah, Georgia.

Bloom: The very large sized 6" x 4" semi-double bloom is pure white with white filaments and yellow anthers. The inner petals are curled and twisted, showing an extremely high center. The outer petals being distinctly notched and curving backward in graceful lines. It has 35 petals and 12 petaloids and is similar to 'Frizzle White'.

Plant: The growth is upright and spreading, and rapid.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 4" in length and .5" in width. 

Bloom Season: Midseason