Cultivar: Ginette

 
Ginette
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:37 Large, imbricated cup-shaped flower, soft flesh-pink, shaded salmon. Very fragrant. Not for sale. 1918-B006-I:09 1921-B014:12 Symposium II rating: 8.8 1923-SPN:346 1928-B:... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1915
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:37 Large, imbricated cup-shaped flower, soft flesh-pink, shaded salmon. Very fragrant. Not for sale.

1918-B006-I:09

1921-B014:12 Symposium II rating: 8.8

1923-SPN:346

1928-B:34 Double. 8.6 (Sym. 1925) Flesh.

1928-B-d:100 Double type; large; late midseason. Pale pink with faint old-rose shading and crimson marks; mildly fragrant. Dwarf; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. A deep cupped flower showing stamens. Petals very long and often shaggy in flowers from young plants. Excellent for garden use because of its dwarf, compact habit. "Medium height rather than dwarf."—Thurlow. "Flowers of beautiful tint. Free bloomer."—Boyd.

1976-K:035 (Dessert, 1915) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Dwarf in height. Mild fragrance. Large. Pale pink with faint old-rose shading and crimson marks; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. A deep cupped flower showing stamens. Petals very long and often shaggy in flowers of young plants. Excellent for the garden because of its dwarf, compact habit. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Soft flesh-pink, shaded salmon

1928 - Flesh

1928 - Pale pink with faint old-rose shading and crimson marks

1976 - Pink, pale pink with faint old-rose shading and crimson mark

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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

 

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