Cultivar: La France

no photo available

 
La France
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 9.0

1916-Farr:38 Very large, very compact, globular, rose type. Uniform rose-white color, 3(8), outer guard petals splashed crimson. Fragrance XX. Strong, tall, free bloomer. Late midseason.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1901
Breeder: Lemoine
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: very late

Updated February 9, 2016

 
Share this page:
Print this page
This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Present Last Verifiedsort descending
14535 Nichols Arboretum yes
18904 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
18904 Nichols Arboretum
14535 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:38 Very large, very compact, globular, rose type. Uniform rose-white color, 3(8), outer guard petals splashed crimson. Fragrance XX. Strong, tall, free bloomer. Late midseason. Very distinct, delicately colored variety, perfect in type. $10.

1918-B006-I:12

1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 9.0

1923-SPN:347

1928-B:38 Double. 9.0 (Sym. 1921). Rose.

1928-B-d:110 Double type; very large; very late. Clear, light pink, richer in center and flecked darker toward tips, with crimson splashes on outer petals; fragrant. Tall; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Enormous, perfectly formed flowers of true rose type, with very broad and very deep petals of crisp, fresh, and distinct crepe-like texture. A remarkable show flower and equally good for garden decoration.

1976-K:051 (Lemoine, 1901) - Double - Pink - Very Late. Tall. Fragrant. Very large. Clear, light pink, richer in center and flecked darker toward tips, with crimson splashed on outer petals. Floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Enormous, perfectly formed flowers of true rose type, with very broad and very deep petals of crisp, fresh, and distinct crepe-like texture. A remarkable show flower and equally good for garden decoration. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Uniform rose-white color

1928 - Rose.

1928 - Clear, light pink, richer in center and flecked darker toward tips, with crimson splashes on outer petals

1976 - Clear, light pink, richer in center and flecked darker toward tips, with crimson splashed on outer petals.

Scent - Historical:

Sweet but weak fragrance

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

 

Codebreaking

What is 1928-B:68?  Learn more about the 'funny numbers and letters' as keys to historic references.
Read More

History of the Garden

In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
Read More

 

Browse by photo

Rosy Dawn Peony

Search through our collection of peonies in a photo gallery that allows you to filter based on color, form, or breeder.
View Photos