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Antoine Poiteau

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Cultivar
Antoine Poiteau
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1845

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, 1845. Donated by Charlton. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) lilac white; guards clear; collar milk white, lighter than guards; center flecked with crimson, same color as guards; secondary staminodes present. Opens like bomb but develops to low crown. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium to drooping, tall, medium compact. Growth strong, healthy. Stem long, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds undeveloped, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, fine; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium to good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:088