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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Pat's Crushed Velvet'
» English Description
ACS Registration #3007. The Camellia Journal,71(3):29 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 135 with color photo and description. This 8-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of ‘Royal Velvet’ first bloomed in 2011. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia, USA. Bloom: The large sized 12.7cm x 10.1cm semi-double to rose form double form flower is dark velvet red. It has yellow anthers and pink filaments. The blooms have fimbriation and fall in one piece. Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves are highly serrated and average 10.1cm x 6.3cm. Bloom season: Midseason to late.