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Glorious Lavender

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Glorious Lavender
Swenson Gardens
Herbaceous Hybrid

Seedling number 9-15B. Parentage: Seedling SG16 x ‘Queen Rose’. First bloomed 2018, first propagated 2019. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are lavender, 11.5cm (4.5″) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are cupped, rounded, ruffled, lightly notched, and average 2.5cm (1″) in width. Fragrance noted. Carpels are typically underdeveloped or fully transformed to petallage, however when present, flowers typically possess three tomentose green carpels with cream-colored stigmas. Stamens are less than 1.25cm (0.5″) long, with filaments lavender in color that fade to yellow at the tips. Staminodes are also present, spatulate in structure, with coloration identical to that of the outer petallage with occasional ivory-colored striations. Produces pollen, seed fertility with effort. Disc is complete, and light pink in color. Plants reach 86cm (34″) at maturity, and carry broad-pointed, green foliage. Growth habit is upright, and mechanical support is unnecessary.

Reference: 2023-DIR:XX