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Monsieur Barral

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Cultivar
Monsieur Barral
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1866

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Calot, 1866. Donated by Jackson & Perkins and Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom flat, compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pale lilac rose 1 (130); guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear. Same color as “Livingstone”; fades silver tipped. Fragrance pleasant XXX. Blooming time late. Very large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant somewhat drooping, tall, open. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage poorly furnished, light green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:150