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Wonderous Palette

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Wonderous Palette
Roger F. Anderson / Swenson Gardens, Howard Lake, MN
Herb. Hybrid

Received: December 22, 2019. Seedling No. UHS 13. First year bloomed 2015, first year propagated 2016. Parentage not given. Midseason bloom. SEMI-DOUBLE. One bloom per stem, size 5 inches (13 cm), fragrant. Three rows of guard petals, rounded, cupped. Inner petals much smaller, convoluted, with stamens interspersed. Pink flares extend about 20% of the petals’ length, and these flares give a rosy glow to the depths of the flower. Three carpels, cream colored, moderately hairy, with light pink stigmas having normal anatomy. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow. Fertile, makes seeds. Staminodal disc partial, consisting of a few projections, white. Foliage green, broad pointed. Upright growth habit, height 30 inches (76 cm), support not needed.

Reference: 2020-Pending