Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Nan Ford'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, June 2013, p.25 with colour photo; Regn No.2843; Originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell, Lucedale, Miss., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.129 with colour photo; A 12 year old seedling, first flowered 2004. Very large, 14+ cm diameter x 6.5+ cm deep flower is semidouble to loose or full peony, and dark pink with 9+ petals with heavy texture. Heavy petal texture, and flowers fall whole. Stamens are rarely shown, but have yellow anthers and yellow filaments. Upright, dense, vigorous growth. Dark green leaves average 10+ cm x 5+ cm with medium serration. Flowers early to midseason.