Cultivar: Judge Berry

 
Judge Berry
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.6

1916-Farr:34 8.6. D. E. Light pink. Bending stem. This is a fine flower and especially valuable for its earliness, 1918-B006-I:11 Symposium II rating: 8.6 1921-B014:13 1923-SPN:347... Read more

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

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
13832 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13832 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:34 8.6. D. E. Light pink. Bending stem. This is a fine flower and especially valuable for its earliness,

1918-B006-I:11 Symposium II rating: 8.6

1921-B014:13

1923-SPN:347 Double. 8.6 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1928-B:36 Double type; very large; early. Even, light rose-pink of a delicate shade, with flesh tones in center, brightened by vivid yellow stamens in middle of flower and in the collar; slight fragrance. Medium height; floriferous; fair stems. Good foliage. Attractive, large, flat flowers of excellent color and texture, valuable because of its great size and very early flowering. "A strong grower much like EUGENIE VERDIER and EXQUISITE,"—Boyd.

1928-B-d:106 (Brand, 1907) - Double - Pink - Early. Medium height. Slight fragrance. Very large. Even, light rose-pink of a delicate shade, with flesh tones in center, brightened by vivid yellow stamens in middle of flower and in the collar. Floriferous. Fair stems. Good foliage. Attractive, large, flat flowers of excellent color and texture, valuable because of its great size and very early flowering. M.

1953-B130:30

1976-K:046 (1907) Double, very early, light pink.

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

1996-K:058 Large, flat, semi-rose type. White, washed with delicate pink. Long, narrow, fringed petals. Medium tall. Very early. $10.

Historical Color:

1916 - Light pink

1923 - Pink

1928 - Even, light rose-pink of a delicate shade, with flesh tones in center, brightened by vivid yellow stamens in middle of flower and in the collar

1928 - Pink, light rose-pink of a delicate shade, with flesh tones in center, brightened by vivid yellow stamens in middle of flower and in the collar

1976 - Light pink

1976 - Light pink

1996 - White, washed with delicate pink

Scent - Historical:

Slight 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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