*STONE ISLAND (Stamile,P.) TET
the Beautiful X Judy Farquhar ) 32” EMRe. emo. fr. Ev. 6.75” x 4.5” x 2.75”.
4-way branching (2 laterals plus terminal “y”). 35-40 buds.
to the garden like really big flowers and STONE
ISLAND is one of the biggest. Well over 7” if stretched out, the flower
sits naturally at just under that. STONE ISLAND
gets its size from JUDY FARQUHAR but it’s pinker like its pod parent. The gold
edging is an enhancement on both parents. STONE ISLAND
is simply a terrific combination of size, form and color. For the hybridizer
the 4.5” petals and 2.75” sepals are exceptionally important for getting
flowers of size with good form. A slight halo appears during cool weather
suggesting that STONE ISLAND
could be used with the eyes. This is something that needs to be explored.
breeder for large flowers. Fertile both ways.