BLOOD PRESSURE (Reed, 2024) 45" MLa 8" dormant diploid,
UF Crispate. Mulberry red with a slight dark purple-red band and a green throat.
Petals pinched and ruffled, sometimes quilled. Large blooms with well-branched scapes. 5 branches and 28 buds. Parentage: (Ponder Stibbons x (Flight of Orchids x unknown ruffled seedling).
(Reed, 2024) 38" EMRe 6" dormant diploid
UF Cascade. Soft yellow bloom with large light lavender eye edged with rosy lavender. Green throat; recurved bloom is heavily ruffled. 3 branches and 20 buds. Reblooms. Parentage unknown, but still worth growing!
(Reed, 2024) 24" ERe 3.1" dormant diploid
Very small UF cascade, sometimes under 3” (mini) but usually just over. 4 branches, 24 buds, reblooms a number of times. Light mauve-lavender petals with darker veins and cream midribs; sepals are cream with variable amounts of mauve-lavender and sometimes stippled. Green to cream throat. All tepals recurved, sepals have tight ruffling. Pod/pollen fertile. Parentage: (Helicopter x Arterial Blood)
(Reed, 2024) 42" EM 6.5" diploid dormant M 1723
UF Cascade. Lavender cream bloom with large soft lavender eye edged in a small line of red-purple, and a lime-green throat. Excellent branching and bud count. The gently recurved bloom is softly ruffled. 5 way branching and 28 buds. Parentage unknown (actually I am sorry about that, but it happens).
(Reed, 2024) 46" MLa 8" dormant diploid
UF Cascade. Purple! Rich Purple with a deeper dark eye flowing from an emerald-green throat on a large bloom. Bloom is gently cascading and tailored. Branching 3, bud count 14; lots of scapes. Parentage: (Eggplant Electricity x Monster Magic)
(Reed, 2024) 34” M 7” dormant diploid
UF Cascade. Cream with dark-veined lavender eye and green throat.
Gently ruffled and recurved, often laying back in a relaxed pose.
Parentage: (The Light Dawns x Opal Road)
(Reed, 2024) 36" LRe 6.5" dormant diploid
UF Cascade. Late! Starts in late July and keeps sending up scapes and reblooms through September until frost in late October. Parchment bloom with intense black-purple feathered eye that reaches more than half way to the end of each segment. The throat is lime green. The bloom gently recurves and is ruffled. Well-branched scapes. Pollen fertile. Parentage: (((Brer Rabbit’s Baby x Cherry Peacock) x Rose F Kennedy) x ((Evil Grin x Indian Giver) x Complicated))
(Reed, 2024) 60" M 6" dormant tetraploid
Very tall red tet unusual for its height (can reach 6 feet) with dark blue-green foliage and deep branching. The bloom starts out as an intense red bitone, and on a hot day can fade to lighter red with red veins.The blooms have a green throat and a nice ruffled gold edge. 4 branches and 20 bud count. Pod and pollen fertile. Parentage: (Belief in Vein x Old Friends).