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Hephestos

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Cultivar
Hephestos
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1977

First bloomed 1968. Parentage. Generation—BC-1; Thunderbolt x F2 (A). Deep brick red. The purest of all reds, Double. Petals ruffled and pointed. One feels the warmth and fire within each flower. Good stem strength, has pollen, seeds and fragrant. Reliable. (God of Fire). Seedling # D-240

Reference: 1977-224:20