C.M. Gordy


ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2013, p.28 with colour photo; Regn No.2896; Regd. by C.M & Lillian Gordy, Ocala, Fla., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.107 with colour photo; A 10 year old seedling, parentage unknown, first flowered 2008. Propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery, Valdosta, Ga. Large size, 12.7cm diameter x 5.7cm flower is deep pink, with creped and ruffled petals. Stamens with gold anthers and cream filaments splayed out to the edges of the petals. Flowers fall whole. Plant has a dense, vigorous habit. Dark green leaves average 9.5cm x 6.5cm, with medium serration. Flowers early to mid-season.