Seedling No. RAISS 66. Parentage unknown. First year bloomed 2013, first propagated 2013. SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE, two flowers per stem, 4-4½ inches (10-11½ cm). Yellow base color, washed lavender resulting in speckles and some streaks as well as a picoteed edge. Flares watermelon, not prominent, extending 20% of petals’ length. Stamens present, pollen absent. Filaments watermelon at base, yellow at tip. Sheath yellow, complete. Average of 5 carpels, green, moderately hairy. Stigmas yellow, normal anatomy, no seeds. Fragrance. Early foliage emerges burgundy, matures to green. Typical Itoh Group foliage. Upright mounded growth habit, height to 30 inches (76 cm).
Anderson, R.F. / Swenson Gardens