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Auguste Villaume

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Cultivar
Auguste Villaume
Originator
Crousse
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1895

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Crousse, 1895. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom globular, compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 4 (154); uniform color throughout; guards clear, collar same as guards; center clear. Very full, extra large bloom with a few short narrow petals near the center. Not a first-class bud. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time late. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, coarse to medium in size; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:142