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Eastern Beauty

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Eastern Beauty

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom tall, medium compact. Color (total effect) pink and white; guards 4 (154) violet rose, clear; collar lighter than guards, cream white with remnants of anthers; center flecked with crimson, same color as guards; secondary staminodes present. Color fades rapidly in sunlight. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season to late. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium to long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, light green, coarse; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:094