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■(TB) 'Pacquita'

1848, Lémon

'Pacquita' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1848) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R7D.

See below:
From SFIB website (France)Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.


Portefeuille des Horticulteurs , Journal pratique des jardins, Tome II, 1848: p. 133, illustration
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: "MME. PACQUITTE — (Pall.) Early. Beautiful rosy-claret self. Forty-two inches. 25c."
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;
From Fryer's catalog, 1921: "Bright, rosy claret; very handsome. 40". 30¢."


Paquita,as in Portefeuille des Horticulteurs (1848), is a ballet created at the Paris Opera on 1 April 1846, with Carlotta Grisi);
Mad. Pacquette, Mme Pacquette, Mme. Pacquitte, Pacquit; note: Mme stands for Madame (french spelling).

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MmePacquette-sfib.JPGJPG MmePacquette-sfib.JPG manage 88 K 25 Jul 2017 - 13:10 AlainFranco From SFIB website (France)
pacquita.JPGJPG pacquita.JPG manage 518 K 17 Jul 2018 - 21:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
pacquita1.JPGJPG pacquita1.JPG manage 600 K 17 Jul 2018 - 21:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r24 - 17 Nov 2022, AlainFranco
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