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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lori Smith'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2994. The Camellia Journal,71(3):28 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 129 with color photo and description. This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2009. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi, USA. Bloom: The miniature sized 6.3cm x 3.8cm formal double form flower is light pink. This profuse bloomer has consistent form with heavy petal texture, is long lasting and falls in one piece. The bloom is very round and symmetrical. Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping use. Leaf: The dark green leaves have medium serration and average 7.6cm x 6.3cm. Bloom season: Early to late.