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Morning Star

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Morning Star

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Terry. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom Anemone. Form of bloom flat, loose. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) milk white; guards flecked with crimson. Very strong blooms produce petals in center with crimson flecks; 4-8 carpels, red stigmas. Fragrance pleasant 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, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds single, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:078