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Some-ganoko

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Cultivar
Some-ganoko
Originator
unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Japanese type; large; midseason. Broad, waved, and cupped guard petals of clear dark crimson; broad, flat center of much crinkled light buff staminodes, tinted with rose-red markings; carpels pale yellow, with a white line at the base; very fragrant. Height about 2 feet; fairly strong growth; slightly spreading; free-blooming. Foliage dark green, broad, and ruffled. “A very beautiful flower but lacks substance.”—Fewkes.

Reference: 1928-B-d:143