Cultivar: Elfin Pink

 
Elfin Pink
Acquired: 1949

1937-069:36 Single. A soft even pink that holds its color unusually well, medium size. 1939-RL:21 Single. Dark pink. 1943-B091:06 Single. Even true toned pink. One of the best. 1962-W:... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1937
Breeder: Auten
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Early

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
13717 Nichols Arboretum yes
13718 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13717 Nichols Arboretum
13718 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1937-069:36 Single. A soft even pink that holds its color unusually well, medium size.

1939-RL:21 Single. Dark pink.

1943-B091:06 Single. Even true toned pink. One of the best.

1962-W:075 Single. Even true-toned pink.

1976-K:025 Single - Pink - Early. A soft even pink that holds its color unusually well. Medium size. Bulletin 69.

1976-K:124

1996-K:051 S. M, Even true toned pink. One of the best.

Historical Color:

1937 - A soft even pink that holds its color unusually well

1939 - Dark pink.

1943 - Even true toned pink.

1962 - Even true-toned pink.

1976 - Pink, a soft even pink that holds its color unusually well.

1996 - Even true toned pink.

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance XXX

1928 - Moderately fragrant

1976 - Moderately fragrant

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

 

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