Cultivar: Henry Avery

 
Henry Avery
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:10 Symposium II rating: 8.5 1921-B014:13 1923-SPN:346 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B:35 Double type; large; late. Guards and well-defined crown bright, light pink,... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1907
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

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
13810 Nichols Arboretum yes
13811 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13810 Nichols Arboretum
13811 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:10 Symposium II rating: 8.5

1921-B014:13

1923-SPN:346 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B:35 Double type; large; late. Guards and well-defined crown bright, light pink, with a collar of shorter creamy petals tinted yellow at base; mildly fragrant. Medium height, floriferous; good stems and foliage. A handsome variety of variable tints but always showing a sharply differentiated collar. Cluster-flowering and excellent for garden decoration. "A beautiful flower when cut but probably not good for the cut-flower trade because of its mixed color."—Saunders.

1928-B-d:103 (Brand, 1907) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium height. Mild fragrance. Large. Guards and well defined crown bright, light pink, with a collar of shorter creamy petals tinted yellow at base; floriferous; good stems and foliage. A handsome variety of variable tints but always showing a sharply differentiated collar. Cluster-flowering and excellent for garden decoration. M.

1953-B130:30

1976-K:040 (1907) Double, pink.

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

1996-K:058 8.8. D. LM. Flesh pink. A distinctive flower that is often beautiful. Globular bloom. Exhibition. Rose fragrant.

Historical Color:

1923 - Pink

1928 - Guards and well-defined crown bright, light pink, with a collar of shorter creamy petals tinted yellow at base

1928 - Pink, guards and well defined crown bright, light pink, with a collar of shorter creamy petals tinted yellow at base

1976 - Pink.

1976 - Pink.

1996 - Flesh pink.

Scent - Historical:

1928 - mildly fragrant

1928 - Mild 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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