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Grandiflora rosea

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Cultivar
Grandiflora rosea
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Guerin in 1850. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Full double, deep flesh pink, midseason, very stiff stem, good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Rose type, guards folding back against stem in age. No remnants of any kind. In center is a bunch of small narrow secondary carpelodes almost white. Color, guards and carpelodes, solferino red 1(157), Staminodes lighter with flesh tints, very distinct from carpelodes; size medium. Odor pleasant; stem very stout. Foliage very dark green and vigorous, leathery, with a suggestion of hairs below.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:139