'Pacquita' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1848) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R7D. Class R7D.
|From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: "MME. PACQUITTE — (Pall.) Early. Beautiful rosy-claret self. Forty-two inches. 25c."|
|From Fryer's catalog, 1921: "Bright, rosy claret; very handsome. 40". 30¢."|
|Paris Herbarium 1848; Hort. Fr. 1857; Robert Parker 1874; Van Geert 1893; Dr. William Terrell Macoun 1908, Farr 1912; Oldown Nursery 1920; Wing Seed Co. 1920; Bommersbach 1939; Fremont 1939;|
Mad. Pacquette, Mme Pacquette, Mme. Pacquitte, Pacquit; note: french spelling Mme stands is Mme, without point (stands for Madame). Madame (french spelling).
note Pacquette is common french name, but it could be : Pacquette is common french name, but it could be Paquita(due (a to a ballet created at the Paris Opéra Opera on 1 April 1846, with Carlotta Grisi).
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