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Helmwige

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Cultivar
Helmwige
Originator
Miely
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2019

Seedling No. 2004-29. Parentage not given. First year bloomed 2004, first propagated 2004. SINGLE, pink, 1 flower per stem, 6 inches in size (15 cm). Early bloom period. No fragrance. Carpels light green. Stigmas white with pink stalks, fertile. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow with hint of green. Early foliage on emergence from ground, red. Height to 35 inches (90 cm). The name comes from a character (Daughter of Wotan) in Richard Wagner’s Opera “Der Ring Der Nibelungen.”

Reference: Pending