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Edmond About

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Cultivar
Edmond About
Originator
Crousse
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1885

Double type; large; late midseason. Light shell-pink, with rose tints in the center, which is often flecked with crimson; fragrant. Plant medium height, with stiff, upright stems. Flowers in clusters, producing well-shaped blooms, flat in form, with many compact petals. Not a popular sort, seldom seen, and rarely listed in catalogues. “A desirable variety if healthy stock is obtainable.”—Little.

Reference: 1928-B-d:091