Tommie Bowman

Tommie Bowman

Tommie Bowman

Species japonica
Variety Tommie Bowman
Bloom Color red with a purple tint; yellow anthers and yellow filaments
Bloom Size medium
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit upright and dense growth
Growth Rate average
Hardiness Zone cold hardy
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Elizabeth R. Scott
Year Originated first bloomed 1994
Place of Origination Aiken, South Carolina, USA
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=20486
ACS Registration Number 2540
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 12-year old chance C. japonica seedling first bloomed in 1994.
General Bloom The red anemone flower with purple tints has 92 petals, 8 large and 84 consistent form and measure 3 x 2 inches untreated. Won Best Seedling in Columbia, SC in October 2000.
Plant & Leaves Upright dense with average growth. Is cold hardy. Flowers are long lasting and fall in one piece. Dark green leaves are 3.25 x 1.25 inches