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Comte De Jussieu

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Cultivar
Comte De Jussieu
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, 1850. Donated by Jackson and Perkins. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular, loose. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) hydrangea pink; guards streaked light; collar lighter than guards, milk white; center flecked with crimson and green; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time early. Size medium to large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, medium compact. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium. REMARKS — Identity not fully established.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:096