Because this was a “reverse cross”, using “lobata of Perry” as the female parent, Saunders questioned in his notebook if ‘Rose Garland’ resulted from selfing rather than outcrossing to a lactiflora.
Lower photo taken in a friend’s garden.
|Seedling No:||14219. Pages 22r & 53 of Saunders’ Notebook I|
|Parentage:||7A: “lobata of Perry” X single flowered lactiflora (or selfed?)|
|Flower:||Color:||rose pink with white flares|
|Form:||single, cupped, 2 rows of about 10 petals, slightly crinkled|
|Carpals:||2-4, green, very slightly woolly|
|Foliage color:||medium bright green|
|Foliage form:||leaves lobed|
|Height:||listed as dwarf, 28″ in 2021|
|Availability:||Several specialty nurseries|