Thursday, June 11, 2009
Mons Charles Levesque Calot, 1861, lactiflora, Double, Pink, 36"
Light flesh pink, darkening somewhat in the center, fully double. Ruffled and crinkled. Very floriferous; drooping stems. Good foliage. An excellent cut flower, with strong fragrance.
PECHER, Calot (France), 1867, lactiflora, double
Blooms open soft pink and mature to clean white. Red flashes on tips of inner petals. Large number of sidebuds. Broad green leaflets and a low plant habit.
'Pecher' has an extremely pleasant odour. The French perfume industry use this variety in fragrances.