Cultivar: Coronation

 
Coronation
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.5

1918-B006-I:06 1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 8.2 1923-SPN:345 1928-B:28 Double. 8.5 (Sym. 1925). Pink, white center. 1928-B-d:088 Double type; very large; late midseason.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1902
Breeder: Kelway
Country of Origin: England
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:06

1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 8.2

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:28 Double. 8.5 (Sym. 1925). Pink, white center.

1928-B-d:088 Double type; very large; late midseason. Shallowly cupped guards and prominent collar covered in the later stages by an irregular, circular crown of many ragged petals graduated to the center; pale rose-pink; outer crown petals very pale, flecked with crimson on edges, but the center is much darker; delicate fragrance, somewhat like lilacs. Medium height; floriferous; stems adequate. Foliage good. A very distinctly shaped and beautiful flower.

1976-K:017 Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Medium height. Delicate fragrance, somewhat like lilacs. Very large shallowly cupped guards and prominent collar covered in the later stages by an irregular, circular crown of many ragged petals graduated to the center; pale rose-pink, outer crown petals very pale, flecked with crimson on edges, but the center is much darker, Floriferous; stems adequate. Foliage good. A very distinctly shaped and beautiful flower. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink, white center.

1928 - Pale rose-pink; outer crown petals very pale, flecked with crimson on edges, but the center is much darker; delicate fragrance, somewhat like lilacs.

1976 - Pink, pale rose-pink, outer crown petals very pale, flecked with crimson on edges, but the center is much darker.

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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