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Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle

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Cultivar
Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1867

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Calot in 1867. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Full double, clear violet rose or cherry, late bloomer; very good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Rose type, not at all differentiated; staminodes large, coarse and massive to 1½ inch wide; carpelodes like staminodes except in very center, where they are smaller and shorter; no remnants anywhere, and no flecks. Color brilliant violet rose 1(154) and even throughout. Size large. Odor pleasant X. Foliage medium in size and color, smooth. Illustrated on back cover of Cottage Gardens Catalog for 1907.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:144