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Souvenir du Docteur Bretonneau

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Cultivar
Souvenir du Docteur Bretonneau
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1896

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Dessert, 1896. Donated by Shaylor. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom flat, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 5 (155) tyrian rose; guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time midi-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:087