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Massasoit

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Cultivar
Massasoit
Originator
White / Wild & Son
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1954

S. E. Dark red. Seedling No. not known. Parentage: Richard Carvel x officinalis anemoneflora aurea ligulata. This brilliant, dark red single has cupped guards, red filaments, yellow anthers, striped red, carpels hairy, green, with pink stigmas. It has thin but adequate stems and grows about thirty inches high. Its foliage resembles that of its officinalis parent and is especially beautiful in Spring. It is a vigorous grower of good habit.

Reference: 1953-131:29