Cultivar: Edwin C. Shaw

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Edwin C. Shaw
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 9.1

1928-B:30 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). Rose. 1928-B-d:091 Double type; very large; late midseason. Light old-rose, with flesh-pink tones in center and collar, with occasional narrow red edges... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1919
Breeder: Thurlow
Country of Origin: USA
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
13713 Nichols Arboretum yes
13714 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13713 Nichols Arboretum
13714 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1928-B:30 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). Rose.

1928-B-d:091 Double type; very large; late midseason. Light old-rose, with flesh-pink tones in center and collar, with occasional narrow red edges on outer petals; delicious fragrance. Medium height; fairly floriferous; stems usually adequate. Good foliage. A well-shaped flower of cupped form with symmetrically graduated petals of translucent texture. Established plants have stiff stems and broad foliage. Good both for cutting and garden effects. "One of the most intoxicatingly sweet peonies we have."—Mrs. Edward Harding. "Large flowers; delicious fragrance; stout stems. Very lovely."—Boyd. "Think in ten years this will be recognized as one of the ten greatest peonies."—Little.

1940-Cat-CHN:52 9.1 Very large flowers of flesh-pink with broad rounded petals with occasional traces of red on outer edges. Of very symmetrical form and cupped shape, this variety is especially attractive both for cut flowers and for garden effects. Delicious fragrance. Late midseason. L. D.

1976-K:024 Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Medium height. Delicious fragrance. Very large. Light old-rose, with flesh pink tones in center and collar, with occasional narrow red edges on outer petals; fairly floriferous; stems usually adequate. Good foliage. A well-shaped flower of cupped form with symmetrically graduated petals of translucent texture. Established plants have stiff stems and broad foliage. Good both for cutting and garden effects. M - Bulletin 8.

Historical Color:

1928 - Rose.

1928 - Light old-rose, with flesh-pink tones in center and collar, with occasional narrow red edges on outer petals

1940 - Flesh-pink with broad rounded petals with occasional traces of red on outer edges.

1976 - Pink, light old-rose, with flesh pink tones in center and collar, with occasional narrow red edges on outer petals

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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