Cultivar: Break o' Day

 
Break o' Day
Acquired: 1947

1947-107:45 Rg Seedling No. 60. Tall dark rose colored Jap with large rounded guard petals. Large dark red cushion of staminodes, long and gold tipped. Carpels tipped red. Disc light pink.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1947
Breeder: Murawska
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Japanese
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13652 Nichols Arboretum yes
13653 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13652 Nichols Arboretum
13653 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1947-107:45 Rg Seedling No. 60. Tall dark rose colored Jap with large rounded guard petals. Large dark red cushion of staminodes, long and gold tipped. Carpels tipped red. Disc light pink. Midseason. This rather attractive unusual combination of colors makes this a very attractive flower at all stages. A good keeper. Beautiful contrast. Seedling # 60.

1976-K:011 Japanese Midseason.Tall dark rose colored Japanese with large rounded guard petals. Large dark red cushion of staminodes, long and gold tipped. Carpels tipped red. Disc light pink. This rather attractive unusual combination of colors makes a very attractive flower at all stages. A good keeper. Beautiful contrast. Bulletin 107.

1976-K:140 Jap, dark pink.

1996-K:096 Jap., dark pink.

Historical Color:

1947 - Large dark red cushion of staminodes, long and gold tipped. Carpels tipped red. Disc light pink.

1976 - Tall dark rose colored Japanese with large rounded guard petals. Large dark red cushion of staminodes, long and gold tipped. Carpels tipped red. Disc light pink.

1976 - Dark pink.

1996 - Dark pink.

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance XX

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

 

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