Gulf Coast Camellia Society

Show Results Covington, LA- January 7, 2017

Grand Marshal Var.
C. japonica 'Grand Marshal Variegated'
Northshore Camellia Club
January 7, 2017
Gymnasium - St Scholastica Academy
122 North Massachussetts Street
Covington, Louisiana

Show Chairman - Hunter Charbonnet
734 Blooms Exhibited
365 Attendees
24 Exhibitors


Gold Certificate (unprotected): 32 Blue Ribbopns, John Grimm
Silver Certificate (unprotected): 28 Blue Ribbons, Richard Hooton

Gold Certificate (protected): 46 Blue Ribbons, Jim Smelley
Silver Certificate (protected): 2 Blue Ribbons, Roger Vinson


C. japonica unprotected:
Lg/VLg: 'Show Time', Skip Vogelsang
RU: 'Tomorrow’s Dawn Bessie', Roger Vinson
Md/Md Lg: 'Black Magic', Gordon Rabalais
RU: 'Elaine’s Betty Red Var.', Al & Vickie Baugh
Sm: 'Les Marbury', Gordon Rabalais
RU: 'Tama Vino', Richard Hooton
Mn: 'Lil Mac', Gordon Rabalais
RU: 'Fircone Var.', Jim Campbell

C. japonica protected:
Lg/VLg: 'Raspberry Sherbet', Roger Vinson
RU: 'Charlie Bettes', Jim Smelley
Md/Md Lg: 'Elaine’s Betty Pink Var.', Jim Smelley
RU: 'Campari Rose', Jim Smelley
Sm: 'Ellen Daniel Red', Jim Smelley
RU: 'Something Beautiful', Jim Smelley
Mn: 'My Pet', Jim Smelley

C. reticulata (Inc. hybrids w/retic parent) unprotected:
VLg: 'Frank Houser', Roger Vinson
RU: 'Frank Houser Var.', Roger Vinson
Sm/Md/Lg: 'Lois Boudreaux', Richard Hooton
RU: 'Lady Ruth Ritter', Skip Vogelsang

C. reticulata (Inc. hybrids w/retic parent) protected:
VLg: 'Ray Gentry', Jim Smelley
RU: 'Barbara Goff', Roger Vinson
Sm/Md/Lg: 'Lois Boudreaux', Jim Smelley
RU: 'Jack Mandarich', Jim Smelley

C. hybrid (w/no retic parent) unprotected:
BB: 'Night Rider', Victoria Allen
RU: 'Leah Gay', Robert & Erin Stroud

C. hybrid (w/no retic parent) protected:
BB: 'First Blush', Jim Smelley

Best White Bloom protected or unprotected: 'Sea Foam', Al & Vickie Baugh

Best Species (sasanqua, hiemalis, etc): 'Star Above Star', Roger Vinson


BB: Seedling, Roger Vinson
RU: Seedling, Robert & Erin Stroud

Best Sport/Mutant Bloom:


Tray of Three japonica - same or different varieties unprotected: 'Ben George', John Grimm
Tray of Three reticulata//hybrid/other species - same or different varieties unprotected 'Frank Houser Var.’, 'Betts Supreme', 'Lucky Strike', Hunter Charbonnet

Tray of Three japonica - same or different varieties protected: 'Ellen Daniel', Jim Smelley



1 'Pete Galli Var.', Richard Hooton
2 'Dancing Blaze', Roger Vinson
3 'Brooke', John Grimm
4 'Edna Bass Var.', Richard Hooton
5 'William Forrest Bray', Robert & Erin Stroud

Best Antique Bloom (Pre 1900) - Florence Crowder Award: 'Lady Vansittart Var.', Hunter Charbonnet


Best Red - any species: 'Kramer’s Supreme', Jean Junius
Best Pink - any species: 'Debutante', Stella Allen
Best White - any species: : 'Daijohkan', Eddie Martin
Best Striped - any species: 'Unknown', Stephen Mikell