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Anderson’s Kaleidoscope

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Cultivar
Anderson’s Kaleidoscope
Originator
Anderson, R.F. / Kornder
Group
Itoh
Date
2006

Seedling number: Anderson # 472. First bloomed 2000. Parentage: Anderson # 5 (unnamed Martha W. seedling) x Anderson #49 (unnamed Lutea hybrid seedling). Single flower with cupped and ruffled petals which give the impression of a near semi-double. Overall color effect is a rose pink flower, which is highlighted by a kaleidoscope of colors; streaks of sangria, pastel pink, and cream which burst across the iridescent deep rose petals. No fragrance. Five inch blooms, one per stem, contrast against healthy medium green foliage on a 28 inch plant. Average of 4 smooth cream colored carpels with magenta stigmas. Has stamens, but no fertility observed. Midseason bloom.

Reference: 2006-339:159