W - R
Mid-Season to Late
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
J. Lionel Richardson
pre 1952, registered with the RHS
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
52 times as seed, 7 times as pollen
Fl. 108 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments in three whorls, broadly ovate, blunt or squarish at apex, creamy white, smooth, overlapping half; the outer whorl prominently mucronate, a little inflexed, with midrib showing; the inner whorls only very slightly mucronate; the second whorl a little shorter than the outer and more strongly inflexed; the center whorl shorter still, strongly inflexed, crumpled and with margins incurling; corona segments very short, tightly frilled and clustered among the petaloid segments at center, or more loosely frilled and interspersed among the surrounding whorls, orange-red.
Named after a very successful 1950's UK racehorse.
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