I've intended to post this picture for quite a while--finally.
Ellie, thanks for this one, I love it.
wow, thats a beauty.Love it.
Wow that's awesome. How big is it? It's really an attention-getter.
Wow, I looked it up, and I'm surprised to see that it's a 1947 registration.
Hi Nate, I am pleased to see that you are very
concienses about things even though your discovery makes me
Ellie hybridized this plant and liked it, so, she put a
message on this forum inviting anyone who wished to suggest
a name for it. It turned out that I was the lucky winner
with my name for it---Autumn Glory. She then sent me a
piece of her plant and the picture there is it.
Was the plant described where you found the name?
If there was an error it was accidental, I'm sure that
neither of us would deliberatly make an error like that.
Even as old as I am (90), I was still in high school in
What a beautiful bloom...love it!
Here is the description for AUTUMN GLORY at AHS database. All Things Plants has the same information. There is not much description, nor a picture. Do you think they made a mistake? If so, we should mention it to them.
'Autumn Glory' (McClure, 1947)
scape height 36 inches
bloom season Very Late
foliage type Dormant
bloom habit Diurnal
Color: ORM2-P: Orange red medium polychrome
Here is a link that might be useful: Autumn Glory at AHS DB
I would like to suggest that we wait for Ellie to give us
her thoughts on the situation then we can proceed however
seems the best.
What a stunning bloom.
I like the colors.