Herbaceous Hybrid. Seidl № H-17. Parentage: [Saunders 16350 F2] x [unknown]. Fertile, seeds and pollen. Presumed tetraploid, parent of excellent early midseason doubles.
Herbaceous Hybrids Group. Pod parent: Saunders 16350 F2 (a triple hybrid). Pollen parent unknown. Seidl seedling number H-17. Early-Early Midseason, light milky pink, cupped Semi-double flower on a strong growing plant. Long, broad guard petals surround several rows of smaller inner petals having excellent substance, and stamens. Flower resists late freeze damage. Medium tall (40 inches) and erect, the plant is clothed in large blue-green leaflets. Side buds extend flowering. Seeds and pollen, parent of wanted forms. Hollingsworth accession number 1827.