Lakeland Camellia Show - 2023

Lakeland Camellia Show - 2023

American Camellia Society

Show Results
Lakeland, FL
February 4, 2023

C. japonica 'Betty Sheffield Supreme'
Lakeland Camellia Society
February 4, 2023
Fellowship Hall
Together Church
6725 North Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, Florida

Show Chairman - Sandra Wyche
Reporter-Sandra Wyche
Head Judge/Chairperson of Judges-Jay Ellis

Certified Judges - Brian Dick, Debbie Ellis, Ben George, Jerome Hogsette, Margaret Locke, Sue Powers, Robert Reese, Gail Reese, Charlie Russ, John Swanson, Bart Maris, Sandra Wyche, Jay Ellis

Novice Judges - Natalie Brock

642 Blooms Exhibited
110 Attendees
17 Exhibitors
0 ACS Memberships Sold


Gold Certificate: 83 Blue Ribbons, Viola Jane Spencer
Silver Certificate: 64 Blue Ribbons, Bart Maris


Best Bloom in Show - John W. Shirah Award:
BB: 'Royal Velvet Var.', Bart Maris
RU: 'Dixie Knight Supreme', Bob & Gail Reese

Best White Bloom in Show: 'Yukibotan', Bart Maris

C. japonica unprotected, untreated:
Lg/VLg: 'Show Time', Viola Jane Spencer
RU: 'Lauren Tudor', Bob & Gail Reese
Lg: 'Royal Velvet', Jerry Hogsette
RU: 'Borom's Gem', Bob & Gail Reese
Md: 'Glen 40 Var.', Bob & Gail Reese
RU: 'Midnight Magic', John Swanson
Sm: 'Pink Perfection', Margaret Locke
RU: 'Man Size', Bart Maris

C. japonica unprotected, treated;
Lg/VLg: No Entry
RU: No Entry
Lg: 'Louise Fitzgerald', Bart Maris
RU: 'White Empress', Margaret Locke
Md: 'Ville de Nantes', Bart Maris
RU: 'Lady Laura Red', Bart Maris
Sm: 'Man Size', Bob & Gail Reese
RU: 'Little Babe Var.', Jay & Debbie Ellis

C. reticulata (Inc. hybrids w/retic parent) unprotected, untreated:
BB: 'Ray Gentry', John Swanson
RU: 'Evening Glow Pearl', Charlie Russ

C. reticulata (Inc. hybrids w/retic parent) unprotected, treated:
BB: 'Frank Houser', Bob & Gail Reese
RU: 'Adrienne Boueres', Bart Maris

C. hybrid (w/no retic parent) unprotected, untreated:
BB: 'Swan Lake', Viola Jane Spencer
RU: 'Spring Daze', Bart Maris

C. hybrid (w/no retic parent) unprotected, treated:
BB: 'Spring Daze', Bart Maris
RU: 'Julia', Bart Maris

Miniature unprotected:
BB: 'Fircone Var.', Jay & Debbie Ellis
RU: 'Miss Lakeland', Sue Powers

Best Sasanqua (and related species): 'Egao Corkscrew', Sue Powers


BB: 'Seedling', Jay & Debbie Ellis
RU: 'Seedling', Jay & Debbie Ellis

Sport (Mutant):
BB: 'Miss Natalie Sport', Bart Maris
RU: 'Sport', Jay & Debbie Ellis


Tray of Three-same variety unprotected:
BB: 'Royal Velvet', Bart Maris
RU: 'John L. Shirah', Viola Jane Spencer

Tray of Five-different varieties unprotected:
BB: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Jay & Debbie Ellis
RU: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Bart Maris


Novice Bloom:
BB: 'Brian's Dawn', Chuck Wood
RU: 'White Empress', Chuck Wood

LOCAL AWARDS (Polk County Members Only)

C. japonica untreated:
BB: 'Show Time', Sandra Wyche
RU: 'Candy Apple', Sandra Wyche