Cultivar: E.J. Shaylor

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E.J. Shaylor
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:33 Perfectly formed rose-shaped flower. Rich ruby-crimson, showing gold stamens. $5. 1918-B006-I:05 1921-B014:09 Symposium II rating: 7.8 1923-SPN:344 1928-B:27 Double. 7.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1918
Breeder: Shaylor
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 Number Found At Currently Present Last Verifiedsort descending
17719 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
17719 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:33 Perfectly formed rose-shaped flower. Rich ruby-crimson, showing gold stamens. $5.

1918-B006-I:05

1921-B014:09 Symposium II rating: 7.8

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:27 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1921). Crimson.

1953-B130:29 7.8. D. M. Rich, bright red. Medium height. This was considered by Mr. Brand to be one of the finest reds he had. He worked up a large stock of it and was about to push it as much as he could, when the 1921 rating list came out with a rating of 7.8. This killed it and he dumped the stock on the market at ten cents a root. However those who have it still consider it one of the good reds.

1976-K:014 Double - Red - Midseason. Medium height. Rich bright red. This was considered by Mr. Brand to be one of the finest reds he had. He worked up a large stock of it and was about to push it as much as he could when the 1921 rating list came out with a rating of 7.8. This killed it and he dumped the stock on the market at ten cents a root. However, those who have it still consider it one of the good reds. List in Bulletin 130. Midseason.

1976-K:127 Double, crimson.

1996-K:059 Double, crimson.

Historical Color:

1916 - Rich ruby-crimson, showing gold stamens.

1928 Crimson.

1953 - Rich, bright red. Medium height.

1976 - Rich bright red.

1996 - Crimson.

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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