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Cherry Ruffles

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Cultivar
Cherry Ruffles
Originator
Hollingsworth
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1996

Parentage: Lactiflora double red from Kickapoo x Saunders’ unnamed seedling of [Officinalis cv x Peregrina]). First flowered about 1978. Semi-double cherry scarlet, blooms midseason. It has many ruffled petals around a small center of yellow stamens. It has good substance, prolific amount of bloom on a compact bush of medium green leaflets somewhat curled and ruffled. 28″ in height with excellent stem strength. It has stamens and pollen, and a mild fragrance. One bud per stem. National Exhibit 1995, received Award of Merit. Seedling # H 1153.

Reference: 1996-298:07