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Queen Emma

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Cultivar
Queen Emma
Originator
Origin unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Origin unknown. Donated by Wild. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom flat, compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pale lilac rose and cream; guards pale lilac, flecked with green; collar cream white and lilac; center clear; secondary staminodes present. Entire bloom is intermixed with cream petals. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Size medium. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, fine; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole medium to good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:141