Cultivar: Alfred de Musset

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Alfred de Musset
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.5

1916-Farr:36 Large, medium compact, flat, rose type. Uniform creamy white, 1(10). Fragrance X. Dwarf, compact grower. Type of bloom and color same as Alsace-Lorraine, but much more dwarf... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1885
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
17714 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17714 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:36 Large, medium compact, flat, rose type. Uniform creamy white, 1(10). Fragrance X. Dwarf, compact grower. Type of bloom and color same as Alsace-Lorraine, but much more dwarf and later. $2.

1918-B006-I:05

1921-B014:09 Symposium II rating: 7.5

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:27 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). White.

1976-K:015 Double - White - M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Uniform creamy white

1928 - White.

1976 - White.

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance X

Historic information about this cultivar includes published information courtesy of the American Peony Society.

 

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In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
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