Crimson Candles

Crimson Candles

Crimson Candles

ACS Registration Number 2340
Year Registered 1995

This 19-year-old C. reticulata hybrid is a chance seedling of an unnamed C. reticulata x C. fraterna seedling that first bloomed in 1981. It was originated by Dr. Clifford R. Parks of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Bloom: This small single form flower is bright rose red with golden anthers and pink filaments. The flower buds have deep red sepals which are exposed all the winter on plants with heavy bud set.

Plant: Plant growth is upright and rapid. The plants, buds and flowers have excellent cold hardy qualities.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 3" x 1.75".

Bloom Season: Midseason