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Joyful Desire

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Cultivar
Joyful Desire
Originator
Anderson / Swenson Gardens
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2019
Country
USA, WI

Seedling No. UHS 15. First year bloomed 2015, first year propagated 2016. Parentage not given. Early season bloom. SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE. Two blooms per stem, size 5 inches (13 cm). Petals soft yellow, cupped, generally rounded, somewhat ruffled, especially towards the center. Progressive stamen transformation in evidence with petals becoming smaller towards the center, along with a few narrow petal-like staminodes. Carpels generally 2, cream colored, very hairy, stigmas pink with normal anatomy, fertile. Center boss of pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow. Staminodal disc well developed, light pink. No fragrance. Early foliage emerges green. Upright growth habit, height 22-24 inches (56-61 cm), support not needed.

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