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Alice de Julvécourt

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Cultivar
Alice de Julvécourt
Originator
Pelé
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1857

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Pele, 1857. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company and Andorra Nurseries. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Bloom is rather variable, as a crown type flower often appears. Form of bloom globular, compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) lilac white, clear, collar cream, lighter than guards, center lilac white, prominently flecked with crimson; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, very compact. Growth strong, healthy. Stem medium long, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good. Synonyms — “Triumphans Gandavensis.”

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:103