Received December 15, 2020. Seedling number: NB-H1. Parentage: ‘Dreamtime’ x ‘Old Soldier’. First bloomed 2011, first propagated 2013. Early/Midseason bloom. SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, size 6 inches (15 cm). Fluorescent red-pink. Petals lightly ruffled, shallowly notched, delicately creped. Backs of petals have prominent, uniform, white-cream colored feather-like patterns from base to petal tip. Average of 3 carpels, pale green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas white with normal anatomy. Center of pollen-bearing stamens, filaments light yellow their entire length. Staminodal disc cream-colored, usually obscure. Fertile. No fragrance. Early foliage red on emergence, becoming blue-green as it matures, broad-pointed. Upright self-supporting growth to 30 inches (76 cm). Named for the repetitive pattern on the back sides of the petals.
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