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Princesse Nicolas Bibesco

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Cultivar
Princesse Nicolas Bibesco
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1863

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Calot, 1863. Donated by Dessert. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) hydrangea pink and cream; guards hydrangea pink 1 (132), clear; collar cream white, lighter than guards, center crown same as guards, clear; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:095