Cassopolis
Classification:
2 Y-R[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 2001
Seedling Num:
82-200-3
Used as parent:
1 time as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. rounded, 87 mm wide, facing up; perianth segments broad, mucronate, mid-yellow, with a slight flush of orange-red in some seasons, spreading, plane, margins a little incurved, smooth heavy substance, overlapping; inner segments narrower; corona cup-shaped, ribbed, strong red, frilled, with rim rolled and dentate. Sweetly scented. Resembles ‘Creagh Dubh’ but with the perianth segments more nearly spreading and plane and of purer color.

Origin of Name:

Named for a local Michigan town in the U.S. where Dr. Reed has purchased his Ford trucks.