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Josephine

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Cultivar
Josephine
Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1897

(Kelway, 1897) 5.0 Single. Very large, Tyrian pink, midseason. Carpels hairy, with bright red tips; disk very inconspicuous, dark pink. Plant large, quite compact; flowers very numerous, rather close to foliage. A Japanese Josephine is also described.

Reference: 1938-W&D:111