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Veribest

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Cultivar
Veribest
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1907

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1907. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom medium globular, medium compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) milk white; guards slightly splashed; collar same color as guards; center clear; secondary staminodes present. Very undesirable bud; worse than “Charlemagne.” Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time very late. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong, diseased. Stem medium long, strong, green. Blooming habit medium to shy. Buds borne in clusters, blighted. Foliage well furnished, dark green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole worthless.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:140