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Plenissima rosea superba

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Cultivar
Plenissima rosea superba
Originator
Buyck
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1840

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Buyck in 1840. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Full double, pink and salmon, early bloomer, good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Rose type, well differentiated; staminodes even and massed into a ball. Color mauve rose 2(153), even throughout. Size medium to large. Odor pleasant X. Foliage very vigorous and dark green, only a very few hairs below. Conspicuous for bearing leaves well up to the flowers. Comparison: Much like Duchesse de Nemours, but distinct in having much heavier foliage and no carpels or remnants.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:140