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Missie’s Blush

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Cultivar
Missie’s Blush
Originator
Bainum / Hollingsworth
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1994

Parentage thought to be close to Queen Victoria. First year bloomed 1940. Blush, passing to white, lactiflora full double, flat form with no stamens, no fragrance, reliable and prolific. Blooms late to midseason. Strong stems, 32 inches in height, somewhat large foliage. A good cut flower. Grown in the Hollingsworth Nursery since 1960, and distributed—now, this Registration to establish legitimate name. Named for the hybridizer, Leola [Missie] Bainum, a Northwest Missouri gardening leader.—Don Hollingsworth

Reference: 1994-290:15