Fragrant, bomb double; large size, flower opens blush pink, soon fading blush and then to nearly white. Large guard petals form a saucer which holds in center a large ball. The petal segments are long, narrow and cupped, the petalodes, shorter and narrow. The ball is tightly stuffed with segments. The flower makeup painted in rich color two bands of ivory pink large petals separated by a belt of pale yellow petalodes, the latter repeats at center in the fully opened flower. Quite satisfying plant habit, vigorous and good grower, a reliable bloomer, with ample color on a large, tall bush. Strong stems, leaning with opened flower, needs good support for best results. Furnishes fine stems for the vase, it is an excellent choice for a cut flower garden.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Cut®; Fragrant; general garden and landscape use; 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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