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Mardi Gras

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Cultivar
Mardi Gras
Originator
Winslow
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1951

Japanese. Midseason. Dark red. Seedling No. 16. Large bright dark red guard petals of excellent substance. Center of flat petalodes dark red with bright buff edges. These increase in length and width as the bloom develops. No color given for stigmas and disc. Height above medium. Its height and striking color causing the plant to stand out boldly in the garden make its name seem fitting. It is slightly fragrant. Seedling # 16.

Reference: 1951-123:36