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Madame Carpentier

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Cultivar
Madame Carpentier
Originator
Delâche
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Delache, 1850. Donated by Dessert. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom flat, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 3 (154); guards flecked; collar lighter than guards; center flecked with crimson; secondary staminodes absent. The center of bloom fades to lilac white. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium height, medium compact. Growth medium strong, healthy. Stem medium long, strong, red. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, fine; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole medium to good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:082