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Cultivar
Continental
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1905

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1905. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom flat, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) magenta 4 (182); guards flecked scarlet; uniform color, clear. Fades silver tipped, broad petals, imbricated bloom, yellow stamens visible at center. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, very compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, red. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, coarse; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value good. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:085