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King Boreas

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Cultivar
King Boreas
Originator
Wilkus
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1948

Late mid-season white. Blooms globular and very large and full. Exhibition type and also a good cut flower as well as a show flower. Color is pure white with no trace of any other color. Tall with exceptionally heavy stem, holding the blooms erect. Foliage rich, deep green. Blooms late midseason. This variety was awarded the American Home Achievement Medal at the Annual Show of the Minnesota Peony and Iris Society at Minneapolis. Minnesota. June 1948. It also was judged the best white in the show. Seedling # 1.

Reference: 1948-111:25