Lamartine

Acquired: 1924
Record Updated February 17, 2022
Double

Form

Double
Pink

Color

Pink
Late

Season

Late

Cultivar Group

lactiflora
Introduced
1908

Breeder

Lemoine

Country of Origin

France

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History

1916-Farr:38 Large, compact, globular, rose type. Carmine-rose petals, bordered silvery white. Fragrance XX. Tall, erect, strong grower. Late. Extra good. A very beautiful variety. $7.50.

1918-B006-I:12 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.4

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:39 Double. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Violet-rose.

1928-B-d:110 Double type; large; late. Ball-like blooms, with recurved, overlapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of a distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish white; fragrant. Medium height; very floriferous; adequate stems. Good foliage. A dark, rather opaque pink variety of distinctly bold form and habit. Well liked and reliable. Must not be confused with LAMARTINE (Calot, 1860) which is now generally called GIGANTEA. “One of the few good dark pinks.”—Boyd.

1976-K:051 (Lemoine, 1908) – Double – Pink – Late. Medium height. Fragrant. Large, ball-like blooms, with recurved, over-lapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish foliage. A dark, rather opaque pink variety of distinctly bold form and habit. Must not be confused with Lamartine(Calot, 1860) which is now generally called Gigantee. M.

Specimens in the Garden

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