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Bashful Queen

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Cultivar
Bashful Queen
Originator
Swenson Gardens
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2021
Country
USA, MN

Received October 30, 2020. Seedling No. BP. Parentage unknown, records lost. First bloom and propagation 2007. Early/Mid bloom period. Pink DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, 7 inches in size (18 cm), fragrant. Rounded guard petals, may be shallowly notched, held cupped, average width 1¾ inches (4½ cm). Average of 4 carpels, cream colored, very hairy. Stigmas pink with normal anatomy, fertile. Stamens greatly transformed, could be called “pollen-bearing staminodes,” interspersed with petals at center, filaments yellow. Staminodal disc obscure. Upright growth to 26 inches (66 cm), support not needed. Has had prior distribution under name now registered.

Reference: 2021-Pending