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Big Sombrero

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Cultivar
Big Sombrero
Originator
Bremer
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
2021
Country
USA, WI

Received December 15, 2020. Seedling #NB30. Parentage: ‘Garden Sunshine’ x (‘Sedona’ x ‘Rosalind Elsie Franklin’). First bloomed in 2009. First year propagated 2012. Early/Midseason bloom period. SEMI-DOUBLE, bright yellow , 1 bloom per stem, size 8 inches (20 cm). Guards rounded, lightly notched. Petals ruffled, inner petals becoming more so. Red flares extend 20% of petals’ length, edges blurred. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments red throughout. Average of 4-5 carpels, light green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas red, normal anatomy. Sheath complete, red. Fertile with compatible advanced generation Lutea Hybrids. No fragrance. Early foliage tinted red, matures blue-green. Low broad growth to 32 inches (82 cm) in Wisconsin but may attain larger size in less rigorous climates. Named for the low profile and large size of the flower, rather like a classic Mexican sombrero.

Reference: 2021-Pending