Mahogany. Hybrid. Parentage: officinalis x lactiflora. The flower is semi-double to double and its color is burnished mahogany. The carpels are enclosed in a cap of petals. The inner petals are short, producing a rather flat flower. The size is medium to large. The petals are of heavy texture, giving the flower unusual keeping qualities. The plant is tall and vigorous with heavy stems and it blooms about hybrid midseason. It is named for an Indian chief of local fame. Seedling # R-19.