George Spencer

George Spencer

George Spencer

Variety George Spencer
Species reticulata
Bloom Color rose colored with no stamens
Bloom Size large
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit upright growth
Growth Rate slow
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Dr. John L. Spencer
Year Originated first bloomed 2004
Place of Origination Lakeland, Florida, USA
Seed Parent seedling of C. reticulata 'Frank Houser'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=7164
ACS Registration Number 2752
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 10 year C. reticulata hybrid seedling of 'Frank Houser' first bloomed in 2004.
General Bloom The rose colored bloom is a formal double with no stamens. They are 5" wide by 1.5" deep. Chemically treated, they are 6" wide by 1.75" deep. Petals have heavy texture. Unique color and is long lasting, falling in one piece. Plant is a profuse bloomer.
Plant & Leaves Upright and slow; and it is best suited for exhibition. Dark green leaves average 3.75" by 2" wide.