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Madame Barillet Deschamps

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Madame Barillet Deschamps

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Calot, 1868. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, imbricated. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 3 (154); guards clear; collar same as guards; center flecked occasionally with scarlet on edge. Bloom fades to a delicate silver pink in the sun. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time early to mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium height, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, coarse; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good to extra good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:123