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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Johnson Van Catherine'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2923. The Camellia Journal,2014, 69(3):28 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2014, p. 136 with color photo and description. This C. japonica originated from a seedling from a parent Camellia japonica whose name is not known. The seedling, registered by Dr. Nan E. Johnson of Perry, was propagated in 1955 by her mother. It was originated and propagated by Catherine Johnson of Perry, Georgia and registered by Nan Johnson of Perry, Georgia. Bloom: The medium sized 8.9cm x 5.1cm semidouble form flower is deep rose-pink with white dapples on the outside edge of the petals. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. The bloom consists of 18 petals and 3 petaloids. This profuse bloomer has petal fimbriation and the blooms fall in one piece. The petaloids divert the stamens. It won the best Sport at the Mid-Carolina Camellia Society Show in Columbia, South Carolina in 2013. Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The dark green leaves average 10.2cm x 4.5cm with medium ser-ration. Bloom season: Midseason to late.