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Cultivar
Surprise Flash
Originator
Swenson Gardens
Group
Itoh Hybrid
Date
2022
Country
USA, MN

Received March 01, 2017. Seedling No. IS2. First year bloomed 2010, first year propagated 2013. Parentage: ‘Martha W.’ x unspecified Lutea Hybrid seedling. Midseason bloom. SINGLE, 1 bloom per stem, size 7 inches (18 cm), no fragrance. Petals irregularly notched, light pink, more intensely pigmented at base, streaked and speckled dark pink. Stamens sparse, sterile. Generally 4 carpels, pale green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas creamy pink, normal anatomy, presumed sterile. Early foliage emerges burgundy, matures green. Upright growth habit, height 34 inches (86 cm), support not needed.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX