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Mademoiselle Rousseau

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Cultivar
Mademoiselle Rousseau
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1886

Double type; large; midseason. Wide guards and crown petals opening to a hollow center which does not show stamens; collar irregular and narrow; pale creamy pink, suffused with minute pink dots most numerous on outer petals; crown conspicuously marked with crimson which sometimes extends down the center of petals; faintly fragrant. Medium height; floriferous; sturdy stems. Ruddy foliage. A big, cylindrical flower of loose, fluffy structure and little elegance of form. Valued chiefly for decorative purposes in the garden. “Odor disagreeable.”—Brand.

Reference: 1928-B-d:122