Victory White

Victory White

Victory White

This C. japonica's seed was imported from Japan by K. Sawada of Overlook Nurseries in Crichton, Alabama and planted in 1931. It first flowered  in 1938.

Bloom: This medium white, semi-double is 3.9" - 4.9"  x 2.3" deep. There are about 35 petals, with round outer petals and folded and waved inner petals. The petals are notched with waved margins. The stamens are numerous and in fascicles mixed with petaloids and the filaments are curved and light yellow.

Leaf: The leaves dark green, oval, thick, twisted, 3.7" x 1.6". The leaf tips are sharply pointed and the leaf bases taper. The leaf margins are coarsely serrated.

Plant: The growth habit is  vigorous, upright and spreading.

Bloom season: Midseason.