Cultivar: Cornelia Shaylor

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Cornelia Shaylor
Acquired: 1924

1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 9.6 1923-SPN:345 1928-B:28 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:088 Double type; large; late. High-built blooms with immense guards of pale rose, a... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1919
Breeder: Shaylor
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

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
13683 Nichols Arboretum yes
13684 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13684 Nichols Arboretum
13683 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 9.6

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:28 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:088 Double type; large; late. High-built blooms with immense guards of pale rose, a collar of flesh-white, and a slightly darker shade in the compact, rose-like center; fragrance very faint. Tall; floriferous; strong stems. Dark, glossy foliage. An exceedingly impressive flower of globular appearance, and while it is decidedly pink on opening, it becomes almost white with a greenish tint at the base of the petals. Generally considered a reliable late sort which opens its buds well. "I consider this the best I have seen of Shaylor's later introductions."—Thurlow. "Very large, beautiful flower but no fragrance."—Boyd.

1976-K:017 Double - Light Pink - Late. Tall. Very faint fragrance. Large. High-built blooms with immense guards of pale rose, a collar of flesh-white, and a slightly darker shade in the compact, rose-like center; strong stems. Floriferous; dark glossy foliage. An exceedingly impressive flower of globular appearance, and while it is decidedly pink on opening, it becomes almost white with a greenish tint at the base of the petals. Generally considered a reliable late sort which opens its buds well. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink.

1928 - Immense guards of pale rose, a collar of flesh-white, and a slightly darker shade in the compact, rose-like center; fragrance very faint, while it is decidedly pink on opening, it becomes almost white with a greenish tint at the base of the petals.

1976 - Light Pink, Immense guards of pale rose, a collar of flesh-white, and a slightly darker shade in the compact, rose-like center, while it is decidedly pink on opening, it becomes almost white with a greenish tint at the base of the petals.

Scent - Historical:

1928 - fragrance very faint

1976 - Very faint fragrance

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

 

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