Cultivar: Irwin Altman

 
Irwin Altman
Acquired: 1940

1976-K:042 (Kelsey, 1940) - Double - Red - Midseason. Very fragrant. A very fine, clear glowing light red unlike any other red. Good form and pleasing color, full double with petals... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1940
Breeder: Kelsey
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: red
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Present Last Verifiedsort descending
13814 Nichols Arboretum yes
13815 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13815 Nichols Arboretum
13814 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1976-K:042 (Kelsey, 1940) - Double - Red - Midseason. Very fragrant. A very fine, clear glowing light red unlike any other red. Good form and pleasing color, full double with petals symmetrically arranged. Color is very distinctive in formation and most desirable List in Bulletin 109.

1976-K:135

1996-K:079 D. rose

Historical Color:

1976 - Red, a very fine, clear glowing light red unlike any other red.

1996 - Rose

Scent - Historical:

Very fragrant

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

 

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