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Blushing Smile

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Cultivar
Blushing Smile
Originator
Xiaonan Yu, Zhijun Dong, Wei Zhu, Liqi Chen, Miao Sun, Ting Wu
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2020
Country
China

Received: December 25, 2019. Parentage: (Lactiflora Gp) cvr. x [Herbaceous Hybrid] ‘Scarlet O’Hara’. First bloomed 2016, first propagated 2017. SEMI-DOUBLE. Light peach-blossom pink flowers, 5⅛ inches (13 cm) in size. Petals arranged in 3-4 rows, held cupped, and becoming progressively smaller towards the center. Pollen-bearing stamens with filaments yellow throughout. Carpels are light yellow-green, hairy. Stigmas are pink. Triploid and not capable of seed production. Upright growth with erect stems, height to 31½ inches (80 cm). Fine ornamental cultivar suitable for the garden. Blooms mid-season. Named for the cupped, peach-blossom colored flowers, bringing to mind a picture of a young innocent blushing maiden, standing slim and graceful like a fairy.

Reference: 2020-Pending