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Antigone

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Cultivar
Antigone
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1995

Parentage: D-403 BC X (Moutan) Red Ranee 1. First year bloomed 1992. Hybrid, golden yellow single. The color is like pure gold. Petals look so precious and fragile, like something to look at but not to touch. Stamens, good substance, reliable, pollen, no seeds and no fragrance. One bud per stem. Good stem strength, grows 4-5 ft. in height, blooms late May. Light green foliage, good vigor. Amount of bloom varies (10-20). Named for Daughter of Aedipus in Greek Mythology. Seedling # D-508.

Reference: 1995-296:24