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Miles Standish

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Cultivar
Miles Standish
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1904

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1907. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom globular, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) dark crimson 5 (168); guards streaked light; center same as guards, clear. Green carpels, smooth, pink stigmas. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium to small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium to free. Lateral buds undeveloped, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium to fine in size; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole worthless. REMARKS — Very unattractive, loose bloom.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:086