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Christopher Archard

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Cultivar
Christopher Archard
Originator
Origin unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Origin unknown. Donated by Rosenfield. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Differentiated. Nearly transformed. Color (total effect) mauve rose 1 (153); guards clear; collar milk white, lighter than guards; center same color as guards, flecked with crimson. Some weak blooms are typical bomb. Fragrance, pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Size medium to large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, light green, fine; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:096