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Thunderbolt

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Cultivar
Thunderbolt
Originator
Saunders
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1948

Very single; 10-13 petals, deep crimson, with black or scarlet streaks but no flares. Streaks on outer petals as well. Flares none. Filaments dull red. Stigmas (about 5) tall, crimson. Sheath blackish-purple, (stigmas darker, filaments lighter, than in Black Pirate). Foliage rather finely-cut. The plant may have laterals.

Reference: 1977-B223:22