Cultivar: Helen Wolaver

 
Helen Wolaver
Acquired: 1924

1921-B014:12 Symposium II rating: 8.1 1923-SPN:346 1928-B:35 Double. 7.9 (Sym. 1925) Pink. 1953-B130:30 7.9. D. M. A novelty soft seashell pink, shaded with deeper pink. Fragrant. So... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1918
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: very late

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1921-B014:12 Symposium II rating: 8.1

1923-SPN:346

1928-B:35 Double. 7.9 (Sym. 1925) Pink.

1953-B130:30 7.9. D. M. A novelty soft seashell pink, shaded with deeper pink. Fragrant. So late it rarely opens anywhere. It would be hard to get now.

1976-K:040 (Brand) - Double – Sea Shell-Pink - Very Late. M. List in Bulletin 130.

1976-K:127 (1918) Double, pink.

1996-K:060 (1918) - Double, pink.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1953 - A novelty soft seashell pink, shaded with deeper pink

1976 - Sea Shell-Pink

1976 - Pink.

1996 - Pink

Scent - Historical:

Fragrant

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

 

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