Cultivar: Dawn Pink

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Dawn Pink
Acquired: 1946

1951-122:52 Rg Single. Early to mid-season. Pink. Seedling No. 1-34. Parentage not given. Guard petals large and well rounded, medium dark rose pink, brilliant and lasting color. Stamens:... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1946
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: pink

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13691 Nichols Arboretum yes
13692 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13691 Nichols Arboretum
13692 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1951-122:52 Rg Single. Early to mid-season. Pink. Seedling No. 1-34. Parentage not given. Guard petals large and well rounded, medium dark rose pink, brilliant and lasting color. Stamens: bright yellow. Carpels green. Stigmas: deep rose pink. Disc not evident. Foliage medium sized, medium green and extends well down on the stems which are strong and medium in height. The color is somewhat darker than that of Sea Shell. The flower is well formed and lasts well. (Note: A few plants of this variety have been distributed under the name Pink Dawn. Those who have it under that name will please note the change which has been made to avoid possible confusion with a variety registered under the name, Pink o' Dawn. Seedling # 1-34.

1976-K:019 Single - Pink - Early to Midseason. Medium height. Guard petals large and well rounded, medium dark rose pink, brilliant and lasting color. Stamens, bright yellow. Carpels green. Stigmas, deep rose pink. Disc not evident. Foliage medium sized, medium green and extends well down on the stems which are strong and medium in height. The color is somewhat darker than that of SEA SHELL. The flower is well formed and lasts well. Bulletin 122.

1996-K:104 (1946) - pink, semi-double.

Historical Color:

1951 - Pink, medium dark rose pink, brilliant and lasting color. Stamens: bright yellow. Carpels green. Stigmas: deep rose pink. The color is somewhat darker than that of Sea Shell.

1976 - Pink, medium dark rose pink, brilliant and lasting color. Stamens, bright yellow. Carpels green. Stigmas, deep rose pink. The color is somewhat darker than that of SEA SHELL.

1996 - Pink

Scent - Historical:

Not especially fragrant

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

 

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