*SANGRE DE CRISTO (Stamile,P.,1999) TET T-4307-E
(Gilded Rose x Seminole Wind) 30 EMRe. Dor. fr. EMO. ext. 6 x 3 x 2.
5 - 6 way branching. 40 - 45 buds. SANGRE DE CRISTO can best
be described as a dormant gold edged pink reverse bitone. Wow, what
a mouthful! Petals are salmon pink while the sepals are deep rose
pink. The throat color is a deep kelly green. Blooms are flat,
round and ruffled with a very heavy substance and marked with a wire gold
edge on the petals. The color is reminiscent of sunsets on
the Sangre De Cristo mountains outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Anyone
who has ever viewed those mountains in the setting sun knows how beautiful
those colors are. But, SANGRE DE CRISTO is more than
just a pretty color and a pretty face. Near perfect plant habit,
outstanding branching and bud count, excellent plant balance, outstanding
flower display and outstanding clump presence all add to its beauty.
Easily fertile both ways