■(TB) 'Madame Louis Aureau'

1934, Cayeux

'Madame Louis Aureau' (Ferdinand Cayeux, R. 1934). TB36" , Early bloom season, W8M. Plicata, Standards soft rosy heliotrope on translucent silvery white ground gradually deepening at the margins; falls sanded, veined deeper tone, throat pale maroon-lilac. 'Fakir' X 'Ferdinand Denis'. Cayeux et Le Clerc 1934. C.M.; S.N.H.F. 1934; French Dykes Memorial Medal 1934; Award of Merit AIS 1939.

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References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1934, 6e série, Tome I, p. 220.
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, photo p. 529.
From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1940: "This heavily dotted and sanded plicata from cayeux is a rival of the series now so popular from the Sasses. It has a ground color of silvery white, closely netted with rosy heliotrope. A very large blossom."
 
From Carl Salbach catalog 1943: MME. LOUIS AUREAU. A French variety that is both unique and beautiful. Standards silvery white heavily overlaid with a rosy heliotrope, falls slightly deeper and heavily sanded and stitched with deeper heliotrope. Large blooms. Mid-season. 34". 60c; 3 for $1.50.
AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 18.

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