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Fen Lan Ju Yun

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Fen Lan Ju Yun
Liu Yan, Liu Ai-qing, Li Bing-ling, and Gao Jian-zhou

Received January 3, 2021. Seedling number MN-02-008. Parentage: ‘Mini’ x ‘Tao Hua Fei Xue’. First year bloomed 2014, first propagated 2016. Mid/late season bloom period. SEMI-DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, 6 inches in size (15 cm). Guard petals cupped, generally rounded but notched at midpoint. Inner petals grading smaller towards center, notching more prevalent verging on frilled. Outer petals dark pink with blue undertone (RHS: 68A), inner petals paler. Average of 3 carpels, pale yellowish-green (RHS:1C), sparsely hairy. Stigmas red, normal anatomy, fertile. Pollen-bearing stamens at center mixed in with a few petals, filaments yellow throughout. Well-developed staminodal disc, white. Fragrant. Foliage red on emergence from ground, at maturity narrow-pointed and green. Upright self-supporting growth to 34 inches (86 cm). Suitable for use as a cut flower. Named for the inner petals which are slim and narrow, resembling chrysanthemum petals, as well as the pink petals with their bluish undertones.

Reference: 2021-DIR:6