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Gwendolin

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Cultivar
Gwendolin
Originator
Burkhardt
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2007

LACTIFLORA GROUP. Seedling number 103 b9m1. Pod parent: ‘Kelway’s Supreme’. Pollen Parent: unknown. First bloomed 2004. First year propagated 2007. SEMI-DOUBLE. Flowers are light pink, 5½ inches (14 cm) across, with one bloom per stem. Three rows of slightly notched petals are held to form a flattish flower. Some petaloids arise from inside the ring of stamens. Carpels are small, five on average, sparsely hairy. Stigmas are flesh-pink. Pollen bearing stamens are yellow throughout. Fertility not noted. Upright plant, to 32 inches (80 cm) in height. Foliage is green. Blooms late midseason (about 11 days after ‘Red Charm’). Named for the daughter of the Brauer family of Hamburg, Germany.

Reference: 2007-344:150