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Nobilissima

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Cultivar
Nobilissima
Originator
Miellez
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1858

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Miellez, 1858. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, medium compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 4 (154) violet rose; guards clear; collar same as guards; center flecked with crimson. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season to late. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium size: veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:123