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Charlotte Cushman

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Cultivar
Charlotte Cushman
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1904

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom globular, compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) solferino red 1 (157); guards flecked; center clear. Color uniform. Secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time late. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished to poor, light green, coarse; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value poor to medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:144