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Sulphurea

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Cultivar
Sulphurea
Originator
Lémon
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1830

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Lemon, 1830. Donated by Andorra Nurseries. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular. Differentiated.. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) milk white, slight yellowish green tint; guards clear; center clear, slight yellowish green tint at base of petals. Has a distinct cup shape when bloom first opens. Carpels hairy, cream white with white stigmas. Fragrance pleasant X. Mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect to drooping, medium tall, medium compact. Growth medium strong. Stem medium long, medium strong, green. Blooming habit shy. Buds blighted. Foliage well furnished, medium green, fine in size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium to good. REMARKS — This is entirely distinct from “Alba Sulfurea.” See page 102. Should not he confused with “Solfatare,” see page 250, Bulletin 278.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:093