(Rich 2018) Sculpted cristate and pleated form, Tet, Dor, Mid, 5" blooms, 28" tall, 3 - 4 way branching, 14 - 18 buds EMO, CMO
The deep rose-pink blooms have a light silver overlay, elderberry purple eye and edge. The petals are tightly pleated often standing above the sepals with the sides of the dark eye wrapping around to the back. Cristation varies in shape sometimes ruffled or feathered, most often as fins perched on the sides of the pleats. A DIFFERENT KINDA BUZZ is EMO & CMO with 28" scapes and 3 to 4 way branching holding 14 - 18 buds. From an interesting cross between my MAN IN THE MAZE with Curt Hanson's Tet Trahylta line. Easily fertile both ways.
(Man in the Maze x Jerry Hyatt) X In Taffeta Patterns
(Rich 2018) Sculpted relief form, Tet, Sev, Mid - Late, 5 1/2" bloom, 32" tall, 3 - 5 way branching, 18 - 24 buds, Very Fragrant, CMO
These rose-pink 5 1/2" lightly relief sculpted blooms have ruffled light pink and cream edges. A small yellow to green throat sits in the center of the blooms. Tall 32" scapes have wide 3 to 5 way branching producing 18 - 24 buds which bloom through the mid season well into the late. A cold morning opener (CMO) the blooms open completely in the cooler mornings of the late season. Easily fertile both ways.
River Ripple X Ballroom Blitz
(Rich 2018) Sculpted pleated form, Tet, Dor, Early, 6" blooms, 30" tall, 3 - 4 way branching, 15 - 20 buds, EMO and CMO
The 6" pleated blooms of SAILING WITH CAPTAIN KIDD are a clean, clear grape purple with a light orchid watermark and large grass green throat. Both EMO and CMO this hardy dormant has 3 - 4 way branching and 15 - 20 buds. Easliy fertile both ways and a wonderful parent for pleated and cristate Sculpted forms.
Astral Voyager X (Integrated Logistics x Let Go Laughing)
(Rich 2018) Sculpted cristate form, Diploid, Dor, Mid, 5 1/2" blooms, 28" tall, 3 - 4 way branching, 16 - 20 buds
The 5 1/2" blooms of SCULPTED IN VERMONT are a light lavender - pink blend with a rose - purple band and edge. The heavily feathered rose - purple cristation is painted with a cream - yellow applique and spreads outward over the surface of the petals above a yellow to green throat. Scapes have 3 to 4 way branching and carry 16 to 20 buds. A hardy dormant SCULPTED IN VERMONT is both pod and pollen fertile.
Sold Out for 2018, please contact me if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.
Michael's Sword X (( Texas Feathered Fancy x Bee's Bob Baker) X (Talon x Crimson Enigma))