Mary O'Donnell

Mary O'Donnell

Mary O'Donnell

ACS Registration Number 2264
Year Registered 1991

This 11-year-old C. reticulata hybrid seedlinga of 'Lilette Wittman' x 'Hulyn Smith' first bloomed in 1987. It was originated by Jack L. Mandarich of Menlo Park, California, and propagated by Dean's Nursery of Lucedale, Mississippi and Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia. It was commercially introduced in 1991.

Bloom: The medium to large rose form double to formal double flower is phlox pink. The average size bloom is 4" wide and 2.5" deep with 35+ petals and golden anthers.

Plant: Plant growth is upright, spreading, dense and vigorous in rate.

Leaf: Light green leaves measure 4.5" long and 2.5" wide.

Bloom Season: Early to late

Synonym: 'Dongnaier'