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Gena Marie

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Cultivar
Gena Marie
Originator
Hollingsworth
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2019

Seedling No. 3073. Parentage unknown; records lost. First propagated 2005. Flower-in-flower DOUBLE, light pink, the flower form holds well as it ages. Petals light pink, darker in depths of flower, grades lighter outward (RHS:68A-D). Flower size to 7 inches (18 cm). Side buds absent. Carpels largely absent or abortive, will produce a few seeds when rare normal carpels are pollinated. Stigmas pink when present. Pollen borne on a thin ring of stamens around the inner flower and a small tuft at center. Filaments yellow. Has fragrance. Flowers set shortly above the top of the bush on sturdy, upright stems. Height to 30 inches (76 cm). Bush largely unaffected by stormy weather while in flower. Deep green foliage holds condition well into summer, some resistance to leaf fungi, very little susceptibility to peony mildew. Named for one of originator’s granddaughters.

Reference: Pending