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James Blanc

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Cultivar
James Blanc
Originator
Crousse
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1883

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Crousse, 1883. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 3 (154); guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear. The distinguishing characteristic is deeply notched petals throughout bloom of about same. Fragrance lacking. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, coarse; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:123