Sweet Mary

Sweet Mary

Sweet Mary

ACS Registration Number 3104
Year Registered 2019

This 10-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2014. It was originated and registered by Mickey Moore of Americus, Georgia and propagated by County Line Nursery Inc. of Byron, Georgia.

Bloom: The medium sized 3.5" x 2.5" (treated 4" x 2.75") formal double form flower is shell pink. This profuse bloomer is long lasting with consistent form and falls in one piece. The formal double blooms tend to have a swirled pattern about 40% of the time with blush pink center petals darkening to shell pink on the outer petals. The petal edges are cupped upward. Most blooms have dashes or flecks of darker pink but no consistent pattern.

Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 4.5” x 2.25” with low serration.

Bloom season: Early to midseason.