Full double; large flower, opens clear bright yellow, paling to a light yellow in the sun. Generously furnished with petals, a gorgeous flower of tailored form and excellent substance; exhibition quality. One flower per stem, an occasional side bud possible. Plants are vigorous, stems sturdy, well clothed with foliage. Increase rate is especially good. New shoots upon emergence are bronze, maturing deep green. Both stems and leaflets quite resistant to fungal pathogens here in NW Missouri, the plant appearance holding well through the season. Strong stems, holds flowers upright, may sag with rain in the opened flower, the presentation benefited by support; worth the trouble if found necessary, stunning display in the landscape, makes fine stems for the vase. Undoubtedly one of the best cultivars bred by Don Hollingsworth.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; Best Cut®; Best Fragrant®; Hollingsworth's Best™; APS Seedling Certificate of Merit and Best Seedling 2019; APS Court of Honor; Rare variety; champion class; exhibition variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; deer resistant; cutter in commercial use.
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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