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Yellow Doodle Dandy

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Cultivar
Yellow Doodle Dandy
Originator
Smith, D.R.
Group
Itoh
Date
2002

Parentage: Martha W. x unregistered home grown lutea hybrid seedling. First year bloomed 2002. Intersectional hybrid. Stamens, pollen, no seeds. Very good substance average amount of bloom. 1-2 buds per stem, 28 inches high, excellent stem strength, blooms midseason, foliage disease resistant. Semi-double to double (30-50 petals) tree peony type flowers on herbaceous stems. Flowers are a clear deep yellow with just a hint of green and no flares. Large flowers measure up to 8″ in diameter. A loose circle of yellow stamen surround 4-5 pale green carpels with creamy yellow stigma. Flowers are displayed on upright to slightly arching stems just above and beyond the foliage making this an excellent landscape variety. Plant is very hardy with stems entirely from below ground over-wintering buds. Excellent dark green foliage that lasts well into autumn. Mild but pleasant fragrance. Seedling # IC-95-02.

Reference: 2002-324:40