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Nǎi Yóu Tián Xīn {CREAM HEART}

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Nǎi Yóu Tián Xīn {CREAM HEART}
Xiaonan Yu, Wei Zhu, Yan Xu, Longwei Xu, and Miao Sun

Received June 23, 2021. Parentage unknown. First bloomed and propagated 2020. Midseason bloom. Up-facing flowers of ANEMONE form, size 5 3/4 inches (14 1/2 cm), 2 to 5 lateral buds. Three rows of white guard petals, rounded, cupped, average width 2 1/3 inches (6 cm). Soft yellow petaloids at center, gently ruffled. Stamens absent. Average of 4 carpels, light green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas red, generally feathered, but capable of seed production when of normal anatomy. Staminodal disc well developed, light yellow. Pleasant fragrance. Foliage emerges green with reddish wash, matures green, leaflets broad pointed. Upright self-supporting growth to 33 inches (85 cm) on strong stems. Named for the flower which gives the impression of a white bowl filled with cream, the cream accented with hearts in the center, the sweetheart in the cream. In certain jurisdictions to be marketed with the trade name CREAM HEART.

Reference: 2021-DIR:12