Semi-double, nearly double when grown well; very large, flower opens creamy apricot-pink, color fades in the sun. Generously furnished with petals, a gorgeous flower of tailored form, excellent substance and exhibition quality. Stamens scattered throughout and clustered around carpels which are visible. Good plant habit, vigorous, good grower but slow increase, makes a large, medium height bush. Deep green foliage remains healthy for most of the growing season. Strong stems, hold flowers upright, may break or sag with rain in the opened flower, the presentation benefited by support; very worth the trouble if found necessary, stunning display in the landscape, makes fine stems for the vase.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; BeeLoved®; APS Gold Medal 2022; APS Best in Show 2016; rare variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; hybridizing; cut flower garden; attracts pollinators and honey bees; deer resistant.
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Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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