Sweet Gem

Sweet Gem

Sweet Gem

Species hybrid
Variety Sweet Gem
Bloom Color lavender pink with yellow anthers and light yellow filaments. New growth is shiny red for the first month
Bloom Size miniature
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit upright growth
Growth Rate vigorous
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Jian-Guo Fei, Yong-hong Hu, Ya-li Zhang
Year Originated first bloomed 1992; ACS registration #2769-2009
Pollen Parent species from Section C. Theopsis
Seed Parent C. japonica ‘Kuro-tsubaki’
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=19750
Place of Origination Shanghai Botanical Garden, Shanghai, China