Seedling No. RAISS 62. Parentage unknown. First year bloomed 2013, first propagated 2013. SINGLE, two flowers per stem, 4-5 inches (10-13 cm). Scarlet red petals, rounded and cupped, flares absent. Stamens present, pollen absent. Filaments pink at base, yellow at tip. Sheath watermelon red, complete. Average of 5 carpels, green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas watermelon, normal anatomy, no seeds. Fragrance. Early foliage emerges burgundy, matures to green. Typical Itoh Group foliage. Upright mounded growth habit, height to 30 inches (76 cm).
Anderson, R.F. / Swenson Gardens