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Hesperus

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Cultivar
Hesperus
Originator
Saunders
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1948

Single; 10-16 petals, rosy red, with golden tones, deeper at edges. Very finished flower, very similar to Renown. Like Renown, a rebloomer. Flares none; filaments short, dull crimson, darker than the petals. Stigmas bright pink; sheath crimson, darker than the petals.

Reference: 1977-B223:21