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Akashigata

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Cultivar
Akashigata
Originator
Japan
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Japanese type flower form. Large, light aster purple, midseason. Staminodes yellow, purple-tinged, with yellow filaments. Carpels smooth, tips pink; disk conspicuous, light pink. Plant large, spreading; flowers many and held well above the foliage. A deep Tyrian pink variety with purplish, oblanceolate Staminodes, cream-tipped carpels and white disk was also received under this name.

Reference: 1938-W&D:122