Cultivar: Black Panther

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Black Panther
Acquired: 2013

1928-B:54 Double. 8.7 Director’s Vote. White. 1928-B-d:145 Anemone type; large; midseason. Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lutea hybrid
Introduced: 1948
Breeder: Saunders
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: red
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 Number Found At Currently Present Last Verifiedsort descending
14236 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
14236 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1928-B:54 Double. 8.7 Director’s Vote. White.

1928-B-d:145 Anemone type; large; midseason. Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow petals in the center, lighter at the tips when first opening, and fading to pure white. The introducer calls it "rose," that is, double type, but the flowers observed were certainly not; however, the carpels seemed inclined to "feather" or develop as petals, and possibly well-grown specimens would show true double form. Crimson lines are frequent in the center, but some flowers lack them.

1933-Sup:08 Double. 8.45 (Sym. 1933).

1935-B060:13 8.45. Lacti. Double. Late midseason. White. Large flowers of creamy white with yellowish tints, broad petals fringed at the ends, medium height, when well done this makes a flower of great beauty.

1939-RL:10 Double. 8.45, White.

1976-K:097 (Lemoine, 1924) - Double - White - Midseason. Anemone type, large. Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow petals in the center, lighter at the tips when first opening, and fading pure white. The introducer calls it "rose", that is, double type, but the flowers observed were certainly not, however, the carpels seemed inclined to "feather" or develop as petals, and possibly well grown specimens would show true double form. Crimson lines are frequent in the center, but some flowers lack this. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - White

1928 - Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow petals in the center, lighter at the tips when first opening, and fading to pure white

1935 - creamy white with yellowish tints

1939 - White

1976 - Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow petals in the center, lighter at the tips when first opening, and fading to pure white

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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