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Canariensis

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Cultivar
Canariensis
Originator
Origin unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Origin unknown. Donated by Storrs and Harrison. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom globular, compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) cream white; guards clear, milk white; center cream white with few flecks of crimson. Most of average blooms are not flecked. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good. REMARKS — Very similar to “Duc de Wellington”; however, the latter variety never has any crimson flecks. This variety is distinct from “Canari,” see Bulletin 278.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:103