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Perrette

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Cultivar
Perrette
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1921

Double type; large; late midseason. Outer petals large and cupped, reflexing as the flower opens; faint pink paling to pure white in the center, with prominent crimson flecks midway; the whole flower has a slight creamy pink suffusion in the depths of the petals; delicately fragrant. Medium height; fairly floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. “Has never produced anything good, and I think it is overrated.”—Thurlow. “A rather mediocre variety.”—Saunders.

Reference: 1928-B-d:134