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Christmas Day

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Chosen by Don Bergamini


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2019

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Christmas Day'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Christmas Cheer (Pat B. Johnson)  As 'Christmas Cheer' had already been used before, this cultivar rename to Christmas Day.


» English Description

Christmas Day. (C. japonica). ACS Registration Number 3166.Registered in 2019. This 17-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'MerryChristmas' first bloomed in 2015. It was originated, registered andpropagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia. Bloom: The medium sized 9.5 cmx 6.4 cm loose peony form flower is red with a wide white border on each petal.It has yellow anthers and pink filaments. This profuse bloomer is long lasting,has heavy petal texture, a consistent form and falls in one piece. Plant: Theplant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant issuitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaveshave low serration and average 6.4 cm x 3.8 cm. Bloom season: Early tomidseason. 


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States