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Comte de Nanteuil

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Cultivar
Comte de Nanteuil
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Calot, 1858. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom globular, medium to loose. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 2 (154); guards clear; collar lighter than guards; center clear, salmon pink. Occasional wide petal in center same as guard. Fragrance pleasant XXX. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong, 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 medium; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:107