Cultivar: Georgiana Shaylor

 
Georgiana Shaylor
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.9

1916-Farr:34 Large, globular, compact, semi-rose type. Pale rose-pink, 1(129), center and guards slightly splashed crimson. Fragrance X. Tall, compact, erect, strong grower. Late midseason... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1908
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 Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13776 Nichols Arboretum yes
13777 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13776 Nichols Arboretum
13777 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:34 Large, globular, compact, semi-rose type. Pale rose-pink, 1(129), center and guards slightly splashed crimson. Fragrance X. Tall, compact, erect, strong grower. Late midseason. $10.

1918-B006-I:09

1921-B014:12 Symposium II rating: 8.9

1923-SPN:346

1928-B:33 Double. 8.9 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1928-B-d:099 Double type; very large; late midseason. Light rose-pink, paler on backs of petals, vivid crimson marks on a ring of short petals around center; fragrance sweet but not strong. Medium height; floriferous; good stems and foliage. Unusually broad petals of heavy texture and uneven length but well placed. Generally considered exceptionally good for both garden decoration and cutting. "Considered by Mr. Shaylor one of his best originations."—Christman. Worthy of higher rating.—Fewkes. "A wonderful show variety."—Brand. "I should call it dwarf to medium rather than medium height."—Thurlow. "A great exhibition flower."—Boyd.

1976-K:034 (Shaylor, 1908) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Sweet but strong fragrance. Very large. Light rose-pink, paler on backs of petals, vivid crimson marks on a ring of short petals around center. Floriferous; good stems and foliage. Unusually broad petals of heavy texture and uneven length but well placed. Generally considered exceptionally good for both garden decoration and cutting. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Pale rose-pink, center and guards slightly splashed crimson

1928 - Pink.

1928 - Light rose-pink, paler on backs of petals, vivid crimson marks on a ring of short petals around center

1976 - Pink, light rose-pink, paler on backs of petals, vivid crimson marks on a ring of short petals around center.

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance X

1928 - fragrance sweet but not strong

1976 - Sweet but strong fragrance

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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