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Nong Yuan Jin Ke

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Nong Yuan Jin Ke
Xiuxin Zhang, Shunli Wang, Jingqi Xue, Yuqian Xue, Xiuxia Ren
Lutea Hybrid

Parentage: P. lutea x ‘Chojuraku’ (Suffruticosa Group). First bloomed 2014, first propagated 2014. SEMI-DOUBLE. One flower per stem. Flowers 4¾ inches (12 cm) in size. Yellow guard petals (RHS:10B) are rounded, but may be notched and lightly ruffled. Several rows of inner petals grading smaller towards the middle surround a distinct center of pollen-bearing stamens. Red flares without a distinct margin, instead, gradually bleeding out towards the petal edges imparting an orange glow to the depths of the flower (RHS:169B). Average of 5 carpels, yellow-green (RHS:144C) and sparsely hairy. Stigmas are pale yellow (RHS:22C) with normal anatomy. Pollen-bearing stamens; filaments purplish red at the base, yellow-orange at the tips. Sheath absent. No fertility observed. Late bloom season. Flowers fragrant. Upright growth habit, height to 28 inches (70 cm). Narrow pointed foliage is green, mature leaves biternate pinnately compound. Good drought and cold resistance when established.

Reference: 2019-DIR:47