Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Ashton's Supreme'
» English Description
Ashton's Supreme. (C.hybrid). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2003, p.21 with colour photo, Reg.
No.2605. Flower has bright lavender pink anemone form blooms, 6.5 cm across x 3.8 cm
deep. Plant is very cold hardy to -17° F. American Camellia Yearbook, 2003, p.60, colour
photo p.c2. First flowered in 1989. A seedling of (Bill Wylam x Plain Jane) x (Narumigata
x Plain Jane). Originated by by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md, USA. Flower has 21
petals, 34 petaloids, golden yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. Plant is upright,
dense, with medium growth rate. Field tested for 20 years. Blooms early to mid-season. The
dark green leaves are 7 cm long x 3.8 cm wide.