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Kayleigh Ann

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Cultivar
Kayleigh Ann
Originator
Stanek
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2017

Seedling FKyPK. Parentage: ‘Old Faithful’ x ‘Faithful Dream’. First bloomed 2007, first propagated 2009. DOUBLE flowers on well grown established plants. SEMI-DOUBLE when young. Complex color of opaque peach pink. Petals are edged creamy-yellow on opening, transforming to soft butter-yellow, shell pink, to peach shades. Color remains bright as flower matures. Flowers are extra large, to 8 inches (20 cm), one per stem. Mid-season bloom, flowering staggered, lasting two weeks in originator’s garden. Very satisfying plant habit, vigourous and fast growing. Medium to tall bush (40 inches, 100 cm) with strong upright stems slightly spreading. Holds well even under inclement weather. Large flowers may benefit from light support. Foliage mid green, remains attractive throughout growing season turning golden yellow in autumn. Excellent for garden use and exhibits good cut flower qualities. Fertile both ways. Certificate of Merit awarded under seedling number FKyPK at APS convention, 2012, Omaha. Has had distribution under number. Named for originator’s daughter.

Reference: 2017-384:09