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Cultivar
Daybreak
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1909

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1909. Donated by Farr and Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom flat, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 4 (154); guards clear; uniform color throughout; center clear 4 (154). Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time early. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium height, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:081