DEEP WATERMELON RED; Kansas has dark green foliage & has a reputation for being consistently healthy with large blooms. Maybe Grandma's garden had these wonderful plants with gorgeous flowers beckoning interest and smiles at their relatively early bloom time.
Bloom Time: Early-Midseason
Size: 30 inches tall
Reasons To Love It: Kansas is a dependable bloomer every season & its buds open reliably. Its stems are strong and it is very large. Bloom will not fade, and puts on a terrific, proud display.
Winner: APS Gold Metal
Hybridizer: Bigger, 1940