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Lutetiana

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Cultivar
Lutetiana
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1840

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, 1840. Donated by Dessert. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown.. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pink and white; guards 2 (152) lilac rose; collar lighter than guards; center clear. The weak blooms are more bomb type with clear white center. Hairy, pale carpels and pink stigmas. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season to late. Size medium to large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect to drooping, medium height, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, fine; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value medium to poor. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:094