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Formosa Alba

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Cultivar
Formosa Alba
Originator
Lémon
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1830

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Lemon in 1830. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Full double, white, lightly shaded with cream, early to midseason, fairly good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Rose type, staminodes fairly uniform to ¼ inch wide; no remnants of any kind. Color of guards white; collar sulphur cream; carpelodes heavily flecked with green and red and faintly suffused with pale shell pink. Size medium. Odor pleasant. Foliage medium in size and color with a few short hairs below.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:138