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Sunny Day

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Cultivar
Sunny Day
Originator
Hollingsworth
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2011

Seedling # 2540. Parentage: ‘Roy Pehrson’s Best Yellow’ x ‘Sunny Boy’. First bloomed 1991. First propagated 1994. SINGLE, two rows of large, bright yellow (RHS 23C), cupped, fluted and well-rounded petals form a five-inch or larger flower. Average 3-4 carpels, green, stigmas red, filaments mostly yellow, anthers yellow. Quick maturing, strong in growth and prolific of increase, flowers are placed shortly above the foliage of the upright bush on erect to lightly spreading 36-inch stems. A few side-buds extend flowering and breeding options. Blooms early season. Presumed tetraploid, fertile pollen and seeds. Has had prior distribution under Item # 2540.

Reference: 2011-357:018