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Cultivar
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Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1900

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Kelway. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom single. Color (total effect) purple garnet 4 (165); guards clear. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time early. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, vivid red. Blooming habit medium. Buds single. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium size; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good. REMARKS — Similar to “Frank Bramley” but darker foliage, darker red stems, and slightly brighter bloom, not quite as large, blooms single.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:071