Received: December 22, 2019. Seedling No. UHS 53. First year bloomed 2015, first year propagated 2016. Parentage not given. Early/Mid season bloom. SEMI-DOUBLE. One bloom per stem, deep pink, size 4-4½ inches (10-11 cm), has fragrance. Hint of watermelon-red flares deep inside flower, some petals have ivory streaking. Two carpels, colored cream, with pink stigmas. Fertile. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow. Well-developed staminodal disc, light pink. Upright growth habit, height 26-28 inches (66-71 cm), support not needed.
Roger F. Anderson / Swenson Gardens, Howard Lake, MN