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Katharine Havemeyer

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Cultivar
Katharine Havemeyer
Originator
Thurlow
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1921

Form; Rose. Size: Large. Color: Total effect, flesh pink. Guards, shell-pink. Collar next to guards, white. Center, extreme, same as guards. Petals between collar and center, flesh pink. Petals: Guards, broad and rounded, somewhat notched at the ends. Collar next to guards, inconspicuous, and staminodes very narrow. Center, extreme, filled with narrow fringed carpelodes, shorter than outer petals. Calyx; Dark green, with crimson edges and midrib. Stem: Drooping. Odor: Sweet. Remarks: This is a promising flower with high center, but, as examined, it is a little too rough in build and lacks strength of stem. (Note. Above blossom taken from small plant.) Seedling # 49A.

Reference: 1923-018:28