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René Potard

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Cultivar
René Potard
Originator
Béchet
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1882

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Bichet in 1882. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Japanese, solferino red, midseason, good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Japanese, staminodes stiff and erect, to ? inch wide, narrower on outside, very few remnants, mottled and streaked lengthwise with cerise. Carpels many. Closely appressed, densely white woolly; stigmas red and beginning to transform in some cases. Color dark solferino red 4 (157). Size medium. Odor doubtful. Foliage rather large, smooth, medium in color and vigor.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:131