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Madame Bigot

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Cultivar
Madame Bigot
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1893

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Dessert, 1893. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular, compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 1 (155) tyrian rose; guards clear; collar lighter than guards, slight silver tip; center clear; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season, Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium height, compact. Growth medium strong, healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, tend to blight. Foliage well furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:101