Cultivar: La Fiancée

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La Fiancée
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.5

1933-054:32 Rg Fine red Jap with typical center. Medium height, stiff stems. 1939-RL:16 Japanese. Red. 1943-B091:07 lactiflora. Japanese. Rich red. White stigmas. 1976-K:062 (Auten,... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1898
Breeder: Lemoine
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
Season: Early

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1933-054:32 Rg Fine red Jap with typical center. Medium height, stiff stems.

1939-RL:16 Japanese. Red.

1943-B091:07 lactiflora. Japanese. Rich red. White stigmas.

1976-K:062 (Auten, 1933) - Jap. - Red. Medium height. Fine red Jap with typical center. Stiff stems. Bulletin 54.

1976-K:124 1996-K:053 (1933) - J. Rich red. White stigmas.

Historical Color:

1933 - Red

1939 - Red

1943 - Rich red. White stigmas

1976 - Red

1996 - Rich red. White stigmas

Scent - Historical:

1928 - Fragrance strong and not unlike wild-cherry blossoms

1976 - Strong fragrance, not unlike wild-cherry blossoms

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

 

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