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Spectacular Flash

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Cultivar
Spectacular Flash
Originator
Anderson, R.F. / Swenson Gardens
Group
Itoh
Date
2018

Seedling No. RAISS 83. Parentage unknown. First year bloomed 2013, first propagated 2013. SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE, one flower per stem, 5 inches (15 cm). Garnet red petals, guards cupped and rounded, inner petals notched and ruffled. Darker flares extend 40-50% of petals’ length. Stamens present, pollen absent. Filaments red throughout. Sheath complete, cream, but heavily washed pink. Average of 3 carpels, pale green, very hairy. Stigmas creamy yellow, normal anatomy, no seeds. Fragrance. Early foliage emerges burgundy, matures to green. Typical Itoh Group foliage. Low broad mounded growth habit, height to 22 inches (56 cm).

Reference: 2018-386:19