American Hero
Classification:
2 W-R[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 2002
Seedling Number:
89-50-2
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fl. forming a double triangle, 102 mm diameter, facing up; perianth segments very broadly ovate, mucronate, bright white, spreading, concave, smooth and of heavy substance, overlapping; the inner segments narrower; corona funnel-shaped, smooth, bright red, mouth expanded and wavy, with rim dentate. Sunproof. Sweetly scented.

Origin of Name

Part of Dr. John Reed’s “American Series”. A bold statement of appreciation for the sacrifices which the fire, police, medics and military give to our country and us on a daily basis.