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Dionysus

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Cultivar
Dionysus
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1995

Parentage Gauguin Fl (self pollinated) F2 hybrid. First bloomed 1976. Bright red single, color like Fl Gauguin but much brighter, with veins running from the center to the edge of each petal. It has the crystal clear color of a good red wine. It is reliable, one bud per stem, has pollen, stamens, good substance, no seeds, fragrant, the amount of bloom varies. Good stem strength, 3-5 feet in height, dark foliage and blooms the end of May. (God of Wine) Colored slide. Seedling # D-365.

Reference: 1995-296:23