The first plant I purchased as ‘Rushlight’ turned out to be ‘Lady Gay’ but I obtained the real thing from a friend in 2020. I was excited to see it bloom in 2021.
|Seedling No:||16344/16363. Page 2a of Saunders’ Notebook I|
|Parentage:||26: lactiflora X ‘Gwenda’; ‘Gwenda’ is F2 of (tenuifolia X mlokosewitschii)|
|Form:||single, 2 rows of about 10 petals, crinkled and ruffled|
|Carpels:||4, light green, very woolly|
|Stamens:||filaments red only at very base, shading to yellow for about 80% of their length|
|Foliage color:||medium green leaves, some red at stem nodes|
|Height:||29″ (reported); 25″ in 2022 on a second year plant|