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Instituteur Doriat

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Cultivar
Instituteur Doriat
Originator
Doriat
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1925

(Doriat, 1925) 8.8 Japanese  type flower form. Large, amaranth purple, mid season. Staminodes oblanceolate to broad, amaranth purple, the narrower forms with white tips. Carpels smooth with cream-colored tips; disk conspicuous, white. Plant large, spreading; attractive flowers held high above the foliage. “Strictly speaking this is not a true Jap.”—H. F. Little.

Reference: 1938-W&D:133