This is blooming today. The first bloom didn't impress me. I
especially didn't like the color, but I'm happier with this second bloom.
Pale lavender fall stripe. ?? Most of the siblings seem to have good
This has excellent plant growth and has a second stalk that's about a week
from opening a first bloom. Purple sibling (1810-5re) is finishing up a
2nd summer stalk, but the Japanese beetles are helping it. 1810-1Re
has a stalk about 18 inches tall. I posted a cream/yellow sibling earlier
in the summer (1810-3Re) and 1810-14Re was the one that had the strange
anther. Of the five used in breeding this spring, only 1810-12Re has shown
Night temperature are supposed to drop into the 60s for the first time in
weeks. Between 1 and 1 1/2 inches of rain last night.