Cultivar: Etta

 
Etta
Acquired: 1925 |  APS Rating: 8.0

1916-Farr:33 Very large, flat, rose type. Uniform pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132). Fragrance XX. Medium height. Very late. One of Terry's best. $1. 1918-B006-I:08 1921-B014:11 Symposium II... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1904
Breeder: Terry
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

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
13731 Nichols Arboretum yes
13732 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13731 Nichols Arboretum
13732 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:33 Very large, flat, rose type. Uniform pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132). Fragrance XX. Medium height. Very late. One of Terry's best. $1.

1918-B006-I:08

1921-B014:11 Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:31 Double. 8.0 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1928-B-d:093 Double type; large; late. Old-rose-pink with flesh-pink center, outer petals pale at base and marked with green; rose fragrance. Medium height; floriferous; weak stems. Average foliage. Symmetrical, brightly colored flowers with dentated, fully developed petals throughout, making a bloom of impressive size and substance. Its poor stems are a defect in the garden but it is a good cut-flower. "One of Terry's best."—Boyd.

1962-W:075 Double. Distinct, light-silvered pink, petals are dented and have an added delicate lavender cast. The wiry, 33" stems rarely droop and regularly produce plentiful, large neat blooms. Late.

1976-K:027 (Terry, 1904) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium height. Rose fragrance. Large, old-rose-pink with flesh-pink center, outer petals pale at base and marked with green; floriferous; weak stems. Average foliage. Symmetrical, brightly colored flowers with dentated, fully developed petals throughout, making a bloom of impressive size and substance. Its poor stems are a defect in the garden but it is a good cut flower. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Uniform pale hydrangea-pink.

1928 - Pink.

1928 - Old-rose-pink with flesh-pink center, outer petals pale at base and marked with green.

1962 - Distinct, light-silvered pink, petals are dented and have an added delicate lavender cast.

1976 0 Pink, old-rose-pink with flesh-pink center, outer petals pale at base and marked with green

Scent - Historical:

1934 - Fragrance neither pleasant nor displeasing

1976 - Fragrance neither pleasant nor displeasing

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

 

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In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
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