'Worry Wart' (Paul Black, R. 2011) Seedling #Q107A. SDB, 15.5" (39 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards mid dark smoky orchid base and midrib blended to mid pink mauve in upper 1/2; style arms mid pink mauve, dark orchid ridge and stigmatic lip; falls mid smoky rose mauve, darker textured veins and hafts, light smoky blue flush around beard and white dart at end of beards, gilt gold rim along hafts only; beards dark smoky orange in throat blending to mid smoky orange in middle, ending in mid lilac dots on tips, hairs based dark lilac; slight musky fragrance. Seedling #N334A: (seedling #J406B: ('Dancing Bunnies' x seedling #D170BB, 'Cachet' sibling) x T. Johnson seedling #T275A: 'Navy Ruffles' x 'Hot Jazz')) X T. Johnson seedling #TX100A: ( 'Stormy Circle' x seedling #TU323A: ('Stormy Circle' x 'Neutron')). Mid America 2012. Honorable Mention 2015
Hybridizer's Comment : Hauntingly beautiful. Another result from pink/blue breeding. Smoky orchid mauve bitone with paler blue-white patch around striking blue beards.
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