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Arsène Meuret

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Cultivar
Arsène Meuret
Originator
Verdier
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1854

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Verdier, 1854. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 1 (154); guards violet rose, flecked with green, streaked light; collar same as guards; center clear; bloom silver tipped. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season, Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium tall, medium compact. Growth strong, healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium to fine size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole medium to good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:119