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Marcelle Dessert

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Cultivar
Marcelle Dessert
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1899

Double type; large; midseason. Guards long and reflexed; center mounded high and incurved; very pale pink with minute dots, and slightly paler in the collar; center flecked with crimson and opens in late stage showing greenish yellow carpels with red tips; fragrance not remarkable. Tall; very floriferous; strong stems and foliage. “Beautiful dark foliage. Poor grower. Much inclined to rot.”—Boyd.

Reference: 1928-B-d:115