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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Chispy'
» English Description
Firstly published in magazine of Sociedad Española de la Camelia, 2018, Camelia 32:49. Origin of the variety: originated by Leonor Magariños from a cross between C. reticulata x C. japonica 'Debut' in Cuntis, Pontevedra (Spain). It blooming at first time in 2008. Registered by Estación Fitopatolóxica Areeiro (Pontevedra, Spain). FLOWER: Size: medium to large, 8.5-11 cm in diameter and 4 cm deep. Colour: intense pink 57 B-C (RHS color chart) homogeneous or slightly diffused from the base towards the margin. Some central petals striped with lighter pink or white. Shape: rose form. Petals: around 30, external petals with rounded cordated margin and slightly wavy, and irregular wavy margin the inner petals. Petaloids: 1-5, pink 57 C striped in lighter pink and white. Stamens: scarce when they are present, 0-5; with cream coloured filaments. LEAF: Size: medium, 9.5-10.5 cm long and 4.5-5 cm wide. Colour: medium green, dull. Shape: elliptical to lanceolate. Margin: serrate. Apex: acuminate. Base: acute. PLANT: Blooming period: mid season, it begins in January and runs until the end of March or even April. Habit: bushy, fast growth rate, with erect or semi-open growth habit. Other data: very floriferous cultivar. It has participated in various camellia exhibitions in Galicia. In March 2016 it received the First Hybrid Camellia Prize at the 52 International the Camelia Exhibition in Pontevedra.