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Siegfried

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Cultivar
Siegfried
Originator
Miely
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2012

Seedling S39. Parentage unknown. First year bloomed 1999, first propagated 2000. SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE with both forms appearing on the same plant, but double form predominates. Dark red flowers, 3-4 per stem, 18 cm. diameter (7 inches). No fragrance. Very dark red foliage at emergence, with stems remaining red at flowering. Has pollen and seeds. Height to 90 cm (36 inches), with upright growth habit. Midseason bloom. Siegfried is the son of Sigmund and Sieglinde, and kills the dragon (Fafner).

Reference: 2012-364:016