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Shan Hu Zhan {CORAL CUP}

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Shan Hu Zhan {CORAL CUP}
Yong Yang
Herbaceous Hybrid

Received June 11, 2021. Seedling number H2019003. Parentage unknown, records lost. First year bloomed 2019. First propagated 2019. Early season bloom period. SEMI-DOUBLE, coral pink (RHS:N57D), 1 bloom per stem, size 6 inches (15 cm). Fragrant. Guard petals rounded, cupped, slightly notched. The outer sides of petals are a radiant lighter pink, adding color dynamics to the flower. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow throughout. Average of 3 carpels (sometimes fewer), greenish yellow, very hairy. Stigmas pink, normal anatomy. Fertile both ways. Staminodal disc partial, a few projections, white. Early foliage emerges reddish-green, matures dark green with leaf veins noticeably sunken, adding texture to the leaf?s surface. Upright growth to 24 inches (60 cm). Named for the color of the delicate cup-shaped flowers. May be marketed under trade name CORAL CUP.

Reference: 2021-DIR:30