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Secretary George Peyton

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Cultivar
Secretary George Peyton
Originator
Murawska
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1965

Formerly called Mrs. X is a seedling of Avalanche and Mildred May. It is a sister seedling of Peace when first discovered in the seed bed it was a beautiful single white. After dividing it became a full double. Tall — 40 inches — good dark green foliage — strong stiff stem that stands up straight. Flower full double white with no pollen. Large petals of good substance — makes a beautiful flower. Form is good, more loosely built than its sister Peace. Will make a good cut flower, also good for the garden and show table. Slightly fragrant. Named in honor of our former Secretary, George Peyton.

Reference: 1965-176:36