Royal Carnelian* (Kirchhoff 2015) 30" E Re Ext Sev 5 1/2. Historically, carnelian was a gemstone of royalty and purported to give energy, protect from bad vibrations, protect against poverty, give a sense of humor and calm the temper. It is also said to be " ... an energy booster and help the insecure person to find strength within themselves ... and increase the appetite. 'Royal Carnelian' provides a double serving of orange, marked with raspberry veins, and coral midribs, and it glistens with gold edges on the petal and petaloid segments. The colors sparkle with subtle flashes of gold, coral and rose pink. The sturdy scapes provide 26 buds with three-way branching. Consistently 97% double. Fertile pollen, reluctant pods.