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Splendida

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Cultivar
Splendida
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Double type; very large; late. Light old-rose-pink becoming almost white with age; very strong, pleasant fragrance. Tall; floriferous; stiff stems. Good foliage. Notable for its fragrance, great size, and unusually agreeable perfume. Valuable for garden decoration. “With me it holds its color very well and makes a beautiful isolated plant on the lawn.”—Fewkes.

Reference: 1928-B-d:144