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Christine Ritcher

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Cultivar
Christine Ritcher
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1907

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) 2 (154) violet rose; guards slightly flecked; center clear; color uniform throughout; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time late. Size medium to small. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium to erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, coarse; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole medium to good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:144