Herbaceous Hybrids Group; Early Midseason flowering; Single, large red-pink petals (bright magenta) of medium intensity, stem below the flower is the same color. Carpels green, stigmas magenta. A novel fertile hybrid of unknown ancestry sent to us by Silvia Saunders in 1973 when closing her father’s nursery, tagged “a fine red”. The distinct coloring of its main stem and leaf petioles is accenting and the color persists through the season. Height to 28 inches with a spreading bush habit, which holds shape during flowering. Pollen and seeds, Number 567. Court of Honor recognition under number, Madison, WI, 2002.
Saunders / Hollingsworth