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Aksarben

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Cultivar
Aksarben
Originator
Rosenfield
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1908
Country
United States

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Rosenfield, 1908. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, compact, Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) dark crimson 4-5 (168); guards clear: collar same as guards; center, green streaks in carpelodes. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong, healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium fine; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good. REMARKS — Somewhat like “Karl Rosenfield,” but foliage not as coarse, bloom more compact, with green streaks in center.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:126