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Plum Surprise

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Cultivar
Plum Surprise
Originator
Anderson / Swenson Gardens
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2019

Seedling No. UHS 60. Parentage not given. First year bloomed 2015, first year propagated 2016. Early midseason bloom. SEMI-DOUBLE. One flower per stem, 4 inches in size, up-facing presentation. Guard petals rounded, shallowly notched. Some petals show white streaks. Carpels vestigial or absent. Stamens mostly transformed, but some pollen-bearing ones remain interspersed among petals. Fertility not tested. Early foliage burgundy to green. Height to 26 inches (66 mm), upright growth, supplementary support not needed.

Reference: Pending