Napa Valley Merlot
Originator: Maryott, B
Bloom Season: Mid
5.75 inch flowers. 35 inches tall. About 25 buds per scape.
Mid Season RE Fertile TET SEV. The coloring is as close to our favorite wine Merlot as we have seen. Sort of a metallic sheen adds to the interest of this cultivar. Green throat with white flash in center of each petal. Near black (RHS 200A) eyes and deep metallic maroon (RHS 185S) petals and sepals. Double wire edge of white and black.
Parentage [G488A: (E1426C: (CATCHER IN THE EYE X ESSENCE OF ROYALTY) X C367T: (MIDNIGHT IN MARAKESH X PURE INDULGENCE)] X [H400A: (E761SUP: MORT MORSS X ESSENCE OF ROYALTY) X F1137C: (C465A: (SPACECOAST STARBURST X DARLA ANITA) X WILD CHERRY ROUND UP].