Cultivar: Aurore

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Aurore
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.0

1918-B006-I:03 1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 8.0 1923-SPN:344 1928-B:25 Double. 8.0 (Sym. 1921). Pink. 1928-B-d:083 Double type; rather small; midseason. Undulated guards of creamy... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1904
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:03

1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:25 Double. 8.0 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1928-B-d:083 Double type; rather small; midseason. Undulated guards of creamy pink illumined by a striking collar of yellow stamens over which develops a ragged, irregular crown of narrow petals mixed with long stamens; faintly fragrant. Medium height; extremely floriferous; strong stems. Compact, bunched foliage; odor strong and disagreeable. Not of first-class form, but a cheerful, apple-blossom color overspread with yellow, and the plant is desirable for garden decoration.

1976-K:006 Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance, faint. Disagreeable. Rather small. Undulated guards of creamy pink illumined by a striking collar of yellow stamens over which develops a ragged, irregular crown of narrow petals mixed with long stamens; extremely floriferous; strong stems. Compact, bunched foliage; odor strong and disagreeable. Midseason.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink.

1928 - Undulated guards of creamy pink illumined by a striking collar of yellow stamens, a cheerful, apple-blossom color overspread with yellow.

1976 - Pink, Undulated guards of creamy pink illumined by a striking collar of yellow stamens.

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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