macrophylla ‘Frau Katsuko’ (Lady Series)

Bed W: Plant 12 & Bed M: Plant 11

Syn.. ‘Lady Katsuko’

USAPatent PP10439; 09/06/1998

A distinct cultivar which originated as a seedling from controlled hybridization of the H.macrophylla cultivars `Crystal` and `Silver-Edge` and is distinguished from its parents by the unique pigmentation pattern which gives a fleur-de-lis-like appearance to its florets. The sepal color of  is approximately one half white with blue or pink pigmentation beginning at the base of the sepal and fading to white as it progresses across the length and width of the sepals. This gives each floret the appearance of being white with four pink or blue fans radiating out from the base of the floret. Color is deepest at the base of the sepals.  It has a compact growth habit, long lasting large flowers on a sturdy peduncle, and ability to be easily forced in a greenhouse for flowering in the spring

UK Plant Finder 2012 = 1 nursery

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