Received March 01, 2017. Seedling No. RAHS-54. First year bloomed 2002, first year propagated 2003. Parentage not given. Midseason bloom. DOUBLE, size 6-7 inches (15-18 cm), 2 blooms per stem. Opens dark coral to salmon, fades as it matures, through coral, and finally to ivory. Guard petals rounded, notched at center, cupped, about 1¾ inches wide. Inner petals smaller, notched. Ring of strap-like petals separates inner and outer petals. Stamens absent. Average of 4 carpels, green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas pink, with normal anatomy. No fertility reported. Early foliage emerges green. Upright growth to 38 inches (96½ cm), support not needed.
Roger F. Anderson / Swenson Gardens