Cultivar: George Hollis

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George Hollis
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.7

1976-K:021 Jap. - Pink. Outer petals very pale orchid pink, narrow center petals much darker, some of them red. A very striking combination, with the color contrast the strongest of any... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1907
Breeder: Hollis
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
17706 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17706 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1976-K:021 Jap. - Pink. Outer petals very pale orchid pink, narrow center petals much darker, some of them red. A very striking combination, with the color contrast the strongest of any type I (Auten) have seen. Letter from Mr. Auten, 1955. Auten catalog.

1976-K:123

1996-K:051 Pink Jap. - Color contrast orchid pink.

Historical Color:

1976 - Pink, outer petals very pale orchid pink, narrow center petals much darker, some of them red.

1996 - Color contrast orchid pink.

Scent - Historical:

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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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