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Charles Toché

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Cultivar
Charles Toché
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1888

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Dessert, 1888. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom globular, loose, stamens very noticeable. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 4 (154); guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; color uniform. Fades in sun to 1 (154). Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time early. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, dwarf, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem short, strong, red. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium to dark green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:121