Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Anne Hightower'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2936. The Camellia Journal,70(2):30 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2015, p. 132 with color photo and description. SCCS Supplementary List, Jan 2015, p.6. This 14-year-old C. reticulata chance seedling first bloomed in 2000. It was originated by E.Huyln Smith of Valdosta, Georgia, USA and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Bloom: The very large sized 15.3cm x 8.9cm (treated 17.8cm x 10.8cm) semi-double form flower is medium pink. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. The blooms have consistent form. The petals have a white frosting. Plant: The plant habit is upright and spreading. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The dark green leaves average 11.5cm x 4.5cm with medium serration. Bloom season: Midseason.