Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Scott Maphis'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2941. The Camellia Journal,70(2):30 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2015, p. 134 with color photo and description. This 29-year-old C. reticulata chance seedling first bloomed in 1990. It was originated by Frank Pursel of Oakland, California, USA and Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia, USA and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Bloom: The very large sized 14cm x 9.6cm (treated 16.5cm x 10.2cm) semi-double form flower is dark red. It has gold anthers and white filaments. This long lasting, profuse bloomer falls in one piece and has heavy petal texture that shows fluorescence. The petals are very frosted. Plant: The plant habit is upright and spreading. The growth rate is aver-age. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The dark green leaves average 11.5cm x 5.1cm with medium serration. Bloom season: Midseason to late.