Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charlie Adams'
» English Description
Charlie Adams. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept. 2013, p.26 with colour photo; Regn No.2863; Originated and registered by Robert. A. Stroud, Slidell, La., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.108 with colour photo; A 15 year old seedling, parentage unknown, first flowered 2001. Propagated by Jim Campbell, Covington, La. The large, 11.5cm diameter x 5cm deep flower is bright red with white genetic variegation. Semi-double (photo shows a loose peony form), yellow anthers and white filaments. Heavy petal texture, and flowers fall whole. Plant is upright and open, with average growth rate. Dark green leaves average 5cm x 2.5cm with low serration. Flowers mid-season to late.