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Reine Hortense

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Cultivar
Reine Hortense
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1857

Double type; very large; midseason. Rose-pink with crisp, fluffy petals of translucent texture, notched and silvered at the tips and occasionally flecked with crimson in the center; slight unpleasant odor. Tall; free-flowering; good stems and foliage. A bold, handsome, flat flower of unusually full petalage for its type. PRESIDENT TAFT is considered identical.

Reference: 1928-B-d:138