Tootsie

Tootsie

Tootsie

ACS Registration Number 995
Year Registered 1968

A 9-year-old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1964, originated by Richard E. Ward, Jr. of Birmingham, Alabama, and propagated by Tammia Nursery of Slidell, Louisiana for commercial introduction in 1968.

Bloom: The miniature 2"- 2.25" in diameter and 2" in depth formal double flower  is chalk white with 105 petals. Flower frequently opens in form of five-pointed star. It makes an outstanding boutionnaire, is extremely long lasting and practically shatter proof, remaining attractive on the plant for 30 days. 'Tootsie' is the nickname for Sandra Ward, daughter of applicant.

Plant: The plant growth habit is spreading and open and the growth rate is slow.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 2" in length and 1"  width.

Bloom Season: Midseason to late