Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bobby Hunter'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2974. The Camellia Journal,71(2):29 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 119 with color photo and description. This 4-year-old C. japonica sport of ‘Ka-tie’ first bloomed in 2011. It was originated, registered and propagated by Thomas Sellers of Bolivia, North Carolina, USA. Bloom: The large sized 10.1cm x 5.1cm (treated 11.4cm X 5.1cm) semi-double form flower is salmon rose pink variegated white. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. This bloom has consistent form is long lasting and falls in one piece. The blooms have wide petals like ‘Drama Girl’ with a distinctive creped look. The stamens are less regular and the overall size is smaller than ‘Katie’ even when treated. Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The dark green leaves have low serration and average 10.1cm x 5.1cm. Bloom season: Early to midseason.