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Cultivar
General Hooker
Originator
Terry
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Terry. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 4 (155) tyrian rose; guards flecked; collar same as guards; center clear; uniform color throughout. Bloom has slight silver tip. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium tall to tall, medium compact. Growth medium to strong, healthy. Stem long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:128