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Turmalin

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Cultivar
Turmalin
Originator
Rieck
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
2002

Rockii hybrid. Parentage: seed received from Langhow, Gansu Prof. China. First bloomed 1998. Flower different shades of pink, ball form, no stamens, pollen or seeds. More than one bud per stem. Reliable, stiff stems, height 1.5m (expected more). Very vigorous, easy to divide. Foliage, Rockii hybrid type. Turmalin, name alludes to Turmalin Needles on rose quartz gem-stone. Different shades of pink and white, sometimes creamy at edges. Unusual for Rockii hybrids, this one has more than one flower per stem. Seedling # 94,020.

Reference: 2002-323:36