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Roger’s Prize

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Cultivar
Roger’s Prize
Originator
Roger F. Anderson / Swenson Gardens, Howard Lake, MN
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2020

Received: December 22, 2019. Seedling No. RAHS 38. First year bloomed 2015, first year propagated 2016. Parentage not given. Midseason bloom. SEMI-DOUBLE. One bloom per stem, size 4½ inches (11½ cm), not fragrant. Color raspberry pink to red. Several rows of cupped guard petals, evenly rounded, shallowly notched. Prominent center of pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow. Generally 3 carpels, cream colored, very hairy, having light pink stigmas. Fertile. Well-developed staminodal disc, white. Early foliage emerges burgundy to green, broad pointed at maturity. Upright growth habit, height 26-28 inches (66-71 cm), support not needed.

Reference: 2020-Pending