Cultivar: James Boyd

 
James Boyd
Acquired: 1924

1921-B014:13 Symposium II rating: 9.0 1923-SPN:346 1928-B:36 Double. 8.9 (Sym. 1925). Flesh. 1928-B-d:104 Double type; large; late. Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1919
Breeder: Thurlow
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
13818 Nichols Arboretum yes
13819 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13818 Nichols Arboretum
13819 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1921-B014:13 Symposium II rating: 9.0

1923-SPN:346

1928-B:36 Double. 8.9 (Sym. 1925). Flesh.

1928-B-d:104 Double type; large; late. Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming blush-white with age; delicious fragrance. Medium tall; upright habit; stiff stems. Heavy, dark green foliage. Center opens full and flat as the long outer petals relax, giving the bloom a unique inverted conical shape.

1940-Cat-CHN:53 8.9 Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center gradually changing to nearly white with golden lights at the base of the petals. Very fragrant. Late. Stiff stems and upright habit with good foliage. L. D.

1976-K:043 (Thurlow, 1919) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium tall. Delicious fragrances. Large. Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming blush-white with age. Upright habit; stiff stems. Heavy dark green foliage. Center opens full and flat as the long outer petals relax, giving the bloom a unique inverted conical shape. M. Bulletin 8.

Historical Color:

1928 - Flesh.

1928 - Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming blush-white with age

1940 - Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center gradually changing to nearly white with golden lights at the base of the petals

1976 - Pink, flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming blush-white with age

Scent - Historical:

1928 - delicious fragrance

1940 - Very fragrant

1976 - delicious fragrance

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

 

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