Cultivar: Crusader

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Crusader
Acquired: 1940

1940-080:38 Rg Officinalis hybrid. Early, large semi-double with 3 rows of petals. Color, scarlet red; carpels, green, tipped red. Round bud, medium stiff stem, foliage medium dark green.... Read more

Introduced: 1940
Breeder: Glasscock
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: red
Season: Early

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
13689 Nichols Arboretum yes
13690 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13690 Nichols Arboretum
13689 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1940-080:38 Rg Officinalis hybrid. Early, large semi-double with 3 rows of petals. Color, scarlet red; carpels, green, tipped red. Round bud, medium stiff stem, foliage medium dark green. Parentage officinalis Rubra X. Ruby. Seedling # 14 D 1.

Historical Color:

1940 - Scarlet red; carpels, green, tipped red.

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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