Cultivar: Duchess of Portland

 
Duchess of Portland
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:07 Single 1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 7.3 1923-SPN:345 1928-B:64 Single. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1938-W... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1925
Breeder: Barr
Country of Origin: England
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Early

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:07 Single

1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 7.3

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:64 Single. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1938-W&D:107 7.8 Single. See Dorothy. A pink double variety was also received under this name.

1976-K:022 Single - Pink - M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Soft pink, frilled white.

1928 - Pink.

1938 - Pink

1976 - Pink

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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

 

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