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Merry Mayshine

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Cultivar
Merry Mayshine
Originator
Saunders / Hollingsworth / Smetana
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1994

Hybrid, herbaceous single. Parentage tenuifolia x unknown. First bloomed, unknown. Deep red single, flat form, stamens gold, reliable, good substance, stigmas red, strong, 24″ stems, very hardy, early bloom, fine cut, bright deep green foliage, good branching. Bloom is 5″ in diameter, petals 2.5″ wide. This plant may have been known as Zelda in the Goldsmith collection, as it was labeled Zelda in the field. Introduced by Hollingsworth/Smetana, July 25, 1994. Colored slide filed. Seedling # Saunders 8277

Reference: 1994-292:27