Cultivar: Claude Gellée

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Claude Gellée
Acquired: 1924

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: 1904
Breeder: Lemoine
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
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:

Not notably fragrant

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

 

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