(Rich 2015) Sculpted relief form, Tet, Sev, Mid, 5 1/2" bloom, 36" tall, 3 and 4 way branching, 15 - 18 buds, CMO, very fragrant
The lightly ruffled blooms of CATCHING MY BREATH are a soft rose-pink with a burgundy lined purple eye and triple edge of burgundy, purple and white. The purple eye casts dark shadows as it stretches over the deeply carved petals. Substance is heavy, but not over done allowing the blooms to open completely on cool mornings. The 36" scapes have 3 to 4 way branching with 15 - 18 buds. Easily fertile both ways.
Secret Key X Keys to the Kingdom
(Rich 2015) Tet, Sev, Mid - Late, 6" bloom, 34" tall, 3 to 5 way branching, 16 - 24 buds, Fragrant
The flowers of PAINTED ON JEANS have a clear rose-pink base with a vivid blue-violet patterned eye and edge. PAINTED ON JEANS begins blooming mid season and continues through the late season with 3 to 5 way branching and 16 - 24 buds. Foliage is nicely arched remaining attractive into late fall. Beautiful in the garden and easily fertile both ways for the hybridizer.
Point of Divergence X Blue Eyes Glance
(Rich 2015) Tet, Dor, Mid, 6" bloom, 34" tall, 3 to 6 way branching, 18 to 30 buds, CMO
WITCH HOLLOW is an intense deeply saturated crimson red textured with blue-black velvet. The lightly ruffled 6" blooms are sunfast holding their color from early morning through the evening. Scapes are strong with wide 3 to 6 way branching and 18 to 30 buds. Pollen easy, pods difficult in full sun.
West of the Moon X Prince of Thieves