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Delecourt Verhille

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Cultivar
Delecourt Verhille
Originator
Verhille
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1860

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Delecourt Verhille, 1860. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) lilac white; center milk white, flecked with crimson. Carpels red, pink stigmas. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:103