Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Cheryl Thompson'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2959. The Camellia Journal,70(4):30 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2015, p. 143 with color photo and description. This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2008. It was originated and propagated by C.M. and Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida, USA and registered by Warren Thompson of Fort Valley, Georgia, USA. Bloom: The large sized 11.4cm x 5.1cm(treated 15.2cm x 6.3cm) full peony form flower is dark pink. It has yellow anthers and yellow filaments. The blooms fall in one piece. It occasionally has anemone form flowers. Plant: The plant habit is spreading and dense. The growth rate is aver-age. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves average 9.5cm x 5.1cm with medium serration. Bloom season: Midseason.