Received March 01, 2017. Parentage: ‘Martha W.’ x unspecified lactiflora. First year bloomed 2002, first year propagated 2003. Mid/Late season bloom. DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, 6 inches in size (15¼ cm), no fragrance. Bloom opens with outer petals predominantly cherry, streaked white. Opening progresses to reveal inner petals mostly white, lightly streaked cherry. Rounded guard petals, edges variably crenulated, average width 1 inches (2½ cm). Inner petals grading smaller, notched, ruffled, frilled. Pollen-bearing stamens, though usually hidden by volume of petals. Average of 4 carpels, cream colored, smooth. Stigmas cream colored, normal anatomy. Fertile. Foliage emerges burgundy to green, matures green. Upright growth to 36 inches (91 cm), support not needed. Flowers held well above the bulk of the foliage.
Roger F. Anderson / Swenson Gardens