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Elegant Flash

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Cultivar
Elegant Flash
Originator
Anderson, R.F. / Swenson Gardens
Group
Itoh
Date
2018

Seedling No. RAISS 65. Parentage unknown. First year bloomed 2013, first propagated 2013. SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE, one flower per stem, 4 inches (10 cm). Lavender petals washed and tipped ivory. Watermelon flares extending 25% of petals’ length, with ivory along the midrib. Stamens present, pollen absent. Filaments yellow throughout. Sheath ivory, partial. Average of 5 carpels, green, moderately hairy. Stigmas cream, lightly washed pink, normal anatomy, no seeds. Fragrance. Early foliage emerges burgundy, matures to green. Typical Itoh Group foliage. Upright mounded growth habit, height 26-28 inches (66-71 cm).

Reference: 2018-386:18