Cultivar: Kelway's Majestic

 
Kelway's Majestic
Acquired: 1928

1929-038:49 Rg Carmine with narrow petaloids. Very large, handsome foliage. Early. 1954-Kelway Deep vivid cherry-red guard petals with a mass of long narrow ochre-yellow inner petals... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1929
Breeder: Kelway
Country of Origin: England
Form: Japanese
Color - Authentic: red
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
13845 Nichols Arboretum no
13846 Nichols Arboretum yes
13847 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13845 Nichols Arboretum
13846 Nichols Arboretum
13847 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1929-038:49 Rg Carmine with narrow petaloids. Very large, handsome foliage. Early.

1954-Kelway Deep vivid cherry-red guard petals with a mass of long narrow ochre-yellow inner petals turning lilac and variously silvered or gilded. Very large. Ff.evl.

1976-K:048 (Kelway, 1929) - Jap. - Carmine - Early. Carmine with narrow petaloids. Very large, handsome foliage. Bulletin 38.

Historical Color:

1929 - Carmine

1954 - Deep vivid cherry-red guard petals with a mass of long narrow ochre-yellow inner petals turning lilac and variously silvered or gilded

1976 - Carmine

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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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