Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Dr. Jon Bailey'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
ACS Registration #3047 . 2017 This 34-year-old C. reticulata hybrid chance seedling first bloomed in 1987. It was originated by Frank Pursel of Oakland, California, USA and Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia, USA and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Bloom: The large sized 12.1 cm x 5.1 cm (treated 14.6 cm x 6.3 cm ) semi-double form flower is light pink. It has gold anthers and yellow filaments. This profuse bloomer falls in one piece and is long lasting with consistent form and heavy petal texture. Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves average 12.1 cm x 6.3 cm with medium serration. Bloom season: Midseason to late.