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Mary Eddy Jones

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Cultivar
Mary Eddy Jones
Originator
Nicholls / Wild & Son
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1961

D. LP. Late Midseason. Parentage not given. The outer two rows of guard petals are large and cupped. The center is built up with a thick row of finely cut petals-first of a light pink, then deepening towards the center. The huge light pink blossoms, on established clumps, will measure ten inches in diameter, when fully open. There are occasional red edgings. No carpels or stamens. Stiff stems. Dark green foliage. Named for Mrs. Fred Jones, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Seedling # 887.

Reference: 1961-160:23