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Pompon Chamois

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Cultivar
Pompon Chamois
Originator
Verdier
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1860

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Verdier, 1860. Donated by Shaylor. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom globular, compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 2 (154) violet rose; guards clear; collar canary yellow, lighter than guards; strong blooms have center same color as guards, streaked yellow; weak blooms have whole center yellow. Green carpels, pink stigmas. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant drooping, medium tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, fine; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:111