Received July 03, 2021. Seedling number L201803. Lactiflora Gp ‘Hang Bai Shao’ open pollinated (pollen parent unknown). First year bloomed 2018. First propagated 2019. Early/Mid-season bloom period. SINGLE. Typically 1 bloom per stem, but may have an additional 1 or 2 sidebuds. Flower size 5 1/2 inches (14 cm). Fragrant. Petals are deep red (RHS:53A) with a somewhat glossy sheen. Guards rounded, notched, slightly cupped, average width 2 inches (5 cm). Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments deep red at the base, becoming white towards the tips. Three to 4 carpels, creamy yellow, glabrous (smooth). Stigmas pink with normal anatomy. Fertile both ways. Staminodal disc well-developed, yellow in color. Deep green broad-pointed foliage. Upright growth to 27 1/2 inches (70 cm), mechanical support not needed. The deep red flowers grow well in regions south of the Yangtze River, which is reflected in the name ‘Jiang Nan Mo Yun’.
Jiang Nan Mo Yun
Xiao-hua Shi, Jia-ping Zhang, Zhi-min Qiu