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Cultivar
Coronation
Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1902

Double type; very large; late midseason. Shallowly cupped guards and prominent collar covered in the later stages by an irregular, circular crown of many ragged petals graduated to the center; pale rose-pink; outer crown petals very pale, flecked with crimson on edges, but the center is much darker; delicate fragrance, somewhat like lilacs. Medium height; floriferous; stems adequate. Foliage good. A very distinctly shaped and beautiful flower.

Reference: 1928-B-d:088