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Mo Lou Dian Chun

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Cultivar
Mo Lou Dian Chun
Originator
Xiuxin Zhang, Shunli Wang, Jingqi Xue, Yuqian Xue
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2020

Received September 7, 2020. Parentage unknown. First bloomed 2016, first propagated 2017. Midseason bloom. DOUBLE flower form. Average 3 flowers per stem, 4½ inches in size (11.8 cm). Fragrant. Color purplish red (RHS:60A). Guard petals about 1? inches in width (3.5 cm). Petals rounded, notched, somewhat twisted and lightly frilled. Average of 3 carpels, glabrous, light green in color (RHS:2D). Stigmas with normal anatomy, red (RHS:N66D). Pollen-bearing stamens with filament pale green at base and yellow towards the tips. No seeds noted. Well-developed disc, pale yellow in color. Side buds tend to be darker than main flower. Long stems make this cultivar suitable for cut flower production. Early foliage green, matures to blue-green. Upright growth to 41 inches (105 cm). Mechanical support not needed. Good drought and cold resistance when established.

Reference: 2020-Pending