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Monsieur Hippolyte Delille

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Monsieur Hippolyte Delille

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Calot, 1872. Donated by Croix et Fils. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom flat, medium compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pale lilac rose 1 (178), fading in center nearly while; guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; uniform color; only a few secondary staminodes present. A very attractive bloom. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time late. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium dwarf, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, green. Blooming habit medium. Lateral buds undeveloped, slight blight. Foliage well furnished, dark green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:150