Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Adrene Wheeler'
» English Description
Adrene Wheeler. (C. reticulata hybrid), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2013, p.28 with colour photo; Regn No.2888; Originated by Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, Ga., USA. ACS Yearbook, 2013, p.102 with colou photo; A seven year old seedling of Suzanne Withers x Annabelle Fetterman, propagated and registered by Randolph Maphis, Tallahassee. The very large, 14.5cm diameter x 6.5cm deep flower is medium pink with frosted edges to the heavy-textured petals. Yellow anthers and white filaments It is described as semi-double (accompanying photo shows a peony form, with the stamens distributed in whorls among the central petals). Late flowering. Plant is upright, dense and vigorous. Dark green leaves are 12cm x 5cm, with medium serration.