Cultivar: Fanny Crosby

 
Fanny Crosby
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:08 1921-B014:11 Symposium II rating: 7.5 1923-SPN:345 1928-B:32 Double. 7.7 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1953-B130:29 7.7. D. M. Guards pale pink with a yellow collar. This is still... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1907
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
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
13734 Nichols Arboretum yes
13735 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13734 Nichols Arboretum
13735 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:08

1921-B014:11 Symposium II rating: 7.5

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:32 Double. 7.7 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1953-B130:29 7.7. D. M. Guards pale pink with a yellow collar. This is still one of the best of the near yellows and is distinct in having pink guards. Medium tall.

1976-K:029 (Brand, 1907) - Double - Yellow-Pink - Early. Medium tall. An early yellow peony with pink guard petals. The plant is strong and thrifty and very floriferous. The side buds come into bloom with the main flower, and if left on the plant, they make a wonderful showing. If cut when first opening, the flowers will hold the yellow color; otherwise they fade to white. M. List in Bulletin 130.

1976-K:126 (1907) Double, pink.

1996-K:058 (1907) - Double, pink.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink.

1953 - Guards pale pink with a yellow collar. This is still one of the best of the near yellows and is distinct in having pink guards.

1976 - Yellow-Pink, an early yellow peony with pink guard petals.

1976 - Pink

1996 - Pink

Scent - Historical:

No information

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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