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Dear Emma

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Cultivar
Dear Emma
Originator
Whitsett
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1998

Herbaceous hybrid. Parentage unknown: from mixed lot seed, 1983 APS seed exchange. No seedling number. First bloomed 1987. Single hybrid, opens deep pink, fades to white. Most reliable one or two buds per stem. Slight fragrance, extra heavy substance. Glossy dark green foliage. Always plenty of bloom. 28-30″ in height. Early bloom. Has stamens and pollen. Produces seeds from almost any applied pollen. Named for a great aunt.

Reference: 2002-324:32