Cultivar: Edmond About

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Edmond About
Acquired: 1924

1937-069:35 Rg Late midseason. Color a bright gleaming pink. Flower extremely large. Stems tall and strong. Free, dependable bloomer, with heavy, dark green foliage. 1939-RL:09 Double.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1885
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
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
17703 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17703 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1937-069:35 Rg Late midseason. Color a bright gleaming pink. Flower extremely large. Stems tall and strong. Free, dependable bloomer, with heavy, dark green foliage.

1939-RL:09 Double. Dark pink.

1943-B091:25 lactiflora. Double. Seedling No. 145. Tall, loosely built medium pink. Very large and fine. In a great many gardens we find a white growing under this label. A pity.

1976-K:082 (Sass, 1937) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Tall. Color a bright, gleaming pink. Flower extremely large. Stems strong. Free, dependable bloomer, with heavy, dark green foliage. Bulletin 69.

1976-K:145 145 Double, midseason. Tall, loosely built medium pink. Very large and fine. In a great many gardens we find a white growing under this label. A pity.

1996-K:106 145. Double, mid-season. Tall, loosely built medium pink. Very large and fine. In a great many gardens we find a white growing under this label.

Historical Color:

1937 - a bright gleaming pink

1939 - Dark pink

1943 - medium pink

1976 - a bright gleaming pink

1976 - medium pink

1996 - medium pink

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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