Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Ack-Scent'
Species/Combination：C. japonica hybrid
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.101, Reg. No.1532: A large, shell pink, peony form hybrid (C.japonica Kramer’s Supreme x Fragrant Pink Improved), mid-season flowering; originated by Dr W.L. Ackerman, Washington, DC, USA. The 8-year-old seedling first bloomed in 1974. The flower has 18 petals, 16 petaloids, yellow-orange anthers and creamy white filaments. Average flower size is 10.5 cm wide by 5 cm deep. Deep spicy fragrance; floriferous, blooms hold well and shed from the plant at senescence. Commercially introduced 1977. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate with dark green leaves 8.5 x 4.8 cm.