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Early Star

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Cultivar
Early Star
Originator
Hollingsworth
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1993

Parentage, seed of Saunders 4992 by pollen of a Saunders seedling of Roselette’s Child. Bloomed before 1980. Early pastel hybrid type, single, pale yellow to ivory white with red stigmas, very early, medium height. Floriferous, reliable, cupped six-inch flower with large center of stamens, broad bush, leaflets long and impress-veined, remains green into autumn. Seeds and pollen, fairly fast increase. Seedling # 676.

Reference: 1993-286:12