Cultivar: Duc de Wellington

 
Duc de Wellington
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.8

1916-Farr:23 large, bomb, with white guards and sulphur center. Fragrance XX. Medium tall, vigorous grower; free bloomer. Late. 50 cts. 1918-B006-I:07 1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 7.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1859
Breeder: Calot
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white

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
13699 Nichols Arboretum yes
13700 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13699 Nichols Arboretum
13700 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:23 large, bomb, with white guards and sulphur center. Fragrance XX. Medium tall, vigorous grower; free bloomer. Late. 50 cts.

1918-B006-I:07

1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 7.8

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:30 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1921). White.

1976-K:022 See DUC de WELLINGTON.

1976-K:022 Double - White. Duc de Wellington is of bomb type with better stems than Primevere and Laura Dessert, more prolific; stronger plant with larger blooms which if cut and opened in house are of a light sulphur color. Good cut flower for commercial purposes. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - White guards and sulphur center..

1928 - White.

1976 - White.

Scent - Historical:

Only slightly fragrant

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

 

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History of the Garden

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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