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Makitateyama

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Cultivar
Makitateyama
Originator
unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Japanese type flower form. Very large, dark Tyrian pink, mid season. Staminodes pink-tinged on the upper surface, with yellow edges and yellow filaments. Carpels sparsely hairy, tips white; disk serrate, white. Plant medium size, spreading; flowers numerous, attractive and held high above the foliage. Crimson and Gold and Mikado are similar. Another form, darker in color, with less yellow in the center and smooth carpels was also received under this name.

Reference: 1938-W&D:137