Parentage, Tamate-Boku & Isani-Gidui. Not certain which was the seed or which was the pollen parent. First bloomed in the late 1950’s. Japanese type of intense pink with silvery edges. A reliable plant with good substance and fragrant. Exceptionally strong 36 inch stems holding large pink buds opening to a flower fully nine inches across, with bright yellow staminodes filling the center. Bloom, midseason to late. A vigorous plant with dark green foliage. The flower is long lasting, holding its pink color to the end.
Copeland / Smith, D.M.