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Luò Lì Tǎ {LOLITA}

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Cultivar
Luò Lì Tǎ {LOLITA}
Originator
Xiaonan Yu, Wei Zhu, Zizhuo Meng, Can Zhang, and Wei Zhang
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2021
Country
China

Received June 23, 2021. Parentage: ‘Taff’ x ‘Fen Yu Nu’. First bloomed and propagated 2020. Late season bloom. Pink up-facing flowers of flower-in-flower DOUBLE form, size 5 inches (13 cm), 2 lateral buds. Guard petals generally rounded, notched, average width 1 1/2 inches (4 cm). Stamens absent. Carpels absent. Staminodal disc well-developed, pink. Foliage emerges green with reddish wash, matures green, leaflets broad pointed with edges gently wavy. Upright self-supporting growth to 28 inches (70 cm) on strong stems. Suitable for cut flower use. The flower opens in two stages, with the inner flower remaining mostly in bud until the outer flower is fully open. The effect is reminiscent of a Lolita skirt, long associated with beauty and seduction. In certain jurisdictions to be marketed with the trade name LOLITA.

Reference: 2021-Pending