Group: Suffruticosa Group
Year Registered: 2018
Breeder/registrant: Irmtraud and Gottlob Rieck
Seedling V0. Parentage: “Zi Die Ying Feng” (Breeder: Chen Dezhong) open pollinated. First bloomed 2010. SINGLE flower form with 2 rows of petals, 1 flower per stem, 8 inches in diameter (20 cm). Well displayed flowers of burgundy red (a mixture of RHS CC 61A and CC71A), with black flares extending about one third the length of the petals, having bleeding edges. Petals cupped, shallowly notched, lightly ruffled. Pollen bearing stamens, filaments pink at the base, white at the tip. Five carpels, green, moderately hairy, surrounded by a dark pink sheath. Stigmas pink, normal anatomy, fertile. Fragrance. Early midseason bloom period. Foliage typical of Gansu Mudan. Upright growth, somewhat spreading, height at maturity 63-71 inches (160-180 cm). Named in memory of Irmtraud’s beloved mother It was choosen for its beauty, vigour and health. To be propagated and distributed by W. Giessler, Gross-Rosenburg, Germany.