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Edith M. Snook

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Cultivar
Edith M. Snook
Originator
Snook
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1931

Introduced, 1931. A description of the flower is as follows: Flower: Medium to large, pleasingly fragrant, nearly full rose type with heavy broad, slightly crimped petals, uniformly notched. A few stamens show when flower is in full bloom. Color; Soft ivory, tinted a delicate coffee brown, fading slowly as the flower ages to a uniform milk white. Stem: Heavy, rigid, medium long, bearing the flower perfectly erect. Foliage: Dark green, broad, abundant, affording ample nourishment for the large ball-shaped buds. A good keeper, late in blooming. Received Honorable Mention at The National Peony Show held in Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1931. Seedling # 201.

Reference: 1932-049:17