I had such a pattern on 'Mahogany Muse' during it's maiden bloom. It was still beautiful the next year, but the cross checks/marks were gone.
Zone 6 KY
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Betty that makes sense. Dr. Weiler did have beds of seedling beds around some of the walkways at the University.
Thank you so much.