■(MDB) 'Cute As A Button'
'Cute As A Button'
, R. 2009). Seedling 3O357A. MDB, 6" (15 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards white, dark purple midrib, medium violet stitching around edges; style arms metallic fuchsia, dark tan edges; falls white, medium red-violet haft edge, same color diffuse blot below beard and in plicata veins over haft and petal; beards white base, hairs tipped old gold in throat, dirty yellow in middle, charcoal at end; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #L365B, 'Ghost Ship'
sibling X seedling #M232A: (seedling #J344B, 'Bright Flash'
sibling x 'Denali'
). Mid-America 2010. Honorable Mention 2012; Award of Merit 2014
It is so cute and so distinctive! It is uniformly liked by everyone who sees it. White standards have minimal violet plicata shadings and very prominent dark purple ribs. Delightfully showy styles are mid to dark metallic fuchsia. Little round button falls are white faintly washed and lined lilac with darker hafts. Small, rouged lilac spots surround non-intrusive white brushed tan beards.
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