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Edwin Booth

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Cultivar
Edwin Booth
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1905

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1905. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Not entirely differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color 4 (155) tyrian rose; guards clear; center clear, uniform color; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time late. Small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect medium tall, compact. Growth strong, diseased. Stem medium long, medium strong, red. Blooming habit medium to shy. Buds borne in clusters, blight. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, fine; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:153