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Boule de Neige

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Cultivar
Boule de Neige
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1867

Double type; large; early midseason. Cupped outer petals surrounding a fluffy center of mixed narrow petals and stamens. White with a yellow suffusion and very prominent crimson flecks on the guards and on a ring of short thick petals near the center; fragrance raw and pungent. Tall; floriferous; strong stems. Heavy dark foliage. Blooms immediately after FESTIVA MAXIMA and somewhat resembles it. It is closer to Monsieur Dupont in appearance although its red markings are much more conspicuous.

Reference: 1928-B-d:085