Chosen by Don Bergamini
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Aileen Wade Chastain'
» English Description
Aileen Wade Chastain (C. japonica) Registered in 2020. ACS Registration #3196. This 25 year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'Snow Lady' first bloomed in 2000. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia, USA. 【Bloom】 The medium sized 10.2cm x 2.5cm formal double form flower is pale pink shading to light pink. The bloom has petals which are delicately incurved. This cultivar is a profuse bloomer, falls in one piece, is long lasting, has heavy petal texture and has consistent form. 【Plant】 The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition. 【Leaf】 The medium green leaves average 6.4cm x 5.1cm with low serration. 【Bloom season】 Early to midseason.