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Dian Chun Zi

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Cultivar
Dian Chun Zi
Originator
Xiuxin Zhang, Shunli Wang, Jingqi Xue, Xiuxia Ren
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2020

Received September 7, 2020. Parentage unknown. First bloomed 2016, first propagated 2017. Midseason bloom. Dark pink SEMI-DOUBLE (RHS:72B). Guard petals about 1? inches in width (3.5 cm), notched. Flower is well-filled with petals, the petals grading smaller towards the center, notched, ruffled, somewhat frilled. Flower size 4½ inches (11 cm). Two or three side buds. Fragrant. Average of 5 carpels, glabrous, pale yellow in color (RHS:151A). Stigmas feathered, pale pink (RHS:155C), morphologically sterile. A distinct center of pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow throughout (RHS:19D). Some staminodes present, these of spatulate form. Early foliage purplish-red, matures to light green. Upright free-standing growth to 33 inches (83 cm). Good drought and cold resistance when established. Named for the flower color and end-of spring blooming.

Reference: 2020-Pending