Cultivar: Argosy

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Argosy
Acquired: 2013

1916-Farr:41 - Medium size. Purple-garnet, 4(165). Medium tall, vigorous grower, free bloomer. Rich color, almost as dark as Monsieur Martin Cahuzac. Early. $1. 1918-B006-I:23 - Single... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lutea hybrid
Introduced: 1928
Breeder: Saunders
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: yellow

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
14234 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
14234 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:41 - Medium size. Purple-garnet, 4(165). Medium tall, vigorous grower, free bloomer. Rich color, almost as dark as Monsieur Martin Cahuzac. Early. $1.

1918-B006-I:23 - Single

1921-B014:20 - Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:351

1928-B:69 - Single. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). Red.

1938-W&D:118 - (Barr, 1916) 7.8 Single. Medium size, dark aster purple, early. Carpels smooth, tips red; disk conspicuous, pink. Plant large, spreading; flowers held well above the foliage.

1976-K:098 (Barr) - Single - Red - Midseason.

Historical Color:

1916 - Purple-garnet, Rich color, almost as dark as Monsieur Martin Cahuzac

1928 - Red

1938 - Dark aster purple, tips red

1976 - Red

Scent - Historical:

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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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