Cultivar: Jubilee

 
Jubilee
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.9

1928-B:36 Double. 8.9. (Sym. 1921) Syn., Pleas Jubilee. White. 1928-B-d:106 Double type; very large; midseason. Long, narrow petals, symmetrically arranged about a star-like center, white... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1908
Breeder: Pleas
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1928-B:36 Double. 8.9. (Sym. 1921) Syn., Pleas Jubilee. White.

1928-B-d:106 Double type; very large; midseason. Long, narrow petals, symmetrically arranged about a star-like center, white with a greenish tinge, and occasional pinkish flush on outer petals; not notably fragrant. Tall; free-flowering; long, weak stems. Good, light green, rather coarse foliage. An enormous, lacy, rather flat, fluffy flower of great beauty, but its stems are so weak it must always be staked to keep the immense blooms off the ground.

1976-K:046 (Pleas, 1908) - Double - White - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Long, narrow petals, symmetrically arranged about a star-like center, white with a greenish tinge, and occasional pinkish flush on outer petals. Free-flowering. Long, weak stems. Good, light green, rather coarse foliage. An enormous, lacy, rather flat, fluffy flower of great beauty, but the stems are so weak it must always be staked to keep the immense blooms off the ground. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - White

1928 - White with a greenish tinge, and occasional pinkish flush on outer petals

1976 - White with a greenish tinge, and occasional pinkish flush on outer petals

Scent - Historical:

1928 - not notably fragrant

1976 - Fragrance not notable

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

 

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