Chosen by Don Bergamini
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bruce Jones'
» English Description
Bruce Jones (C. japonica). Registered in 2021. ACS Registration #3271. It was originated and registered by Pat B. Johnson from Cairo, Georgia, USA. A 17 year old chance seedling of C. japonica 'Royal Velvet'. It was first bloomed in 2007. Flower semidouble, large 10.8 cm in diameter and 5.4 cm in depth, ripe strawberry red with yellow anthers and pink filaments. Leaf dark green, 8.9 cm long, and 3.8 cm wide. Plant upright, open growth, average growth rate. Bloom mid-season to late.