Cultivar: Lady Emily

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Lady Emily
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.6

1918-B006-I:12 1921-B014:13 Symposium II rating: 8.6 1923-SPN:347 1928-B:39 Double. 8.6 (Sym. 1925). Rose-pink. 1928-B-d:109 Double type; large; midseason. Clear, light rose-pink,... Read more

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

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:12 1921-B014:13 Symposium II rating: 8.6

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:39 Double. 8.6 (Sym. 1925). Rose-pink.

1928-B-d:109 Double type; large; midseason. Clear, light rose-pink, illumined by yellow stamens interspersed with the loosely arranged petals; faintly fragrant. Medium height; floriferous; good stems and foliage. An attractive, deep, fringed and shaggy flower notable for its very clear color and admirable substance; blooms in clusters.

1938-W&D:150 (Pleas) D or SD. rose pink

1976-K:050 (Pleas, 1907) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Faint fragrance. Large. Clear, light rose-pink, illumined by yellow stamens interspersed with the loosely arranged petals. Floriferous; good stems and foliage. An attractive, deep fringed and shaggy flower notable for its very clear color and admirable substance; blooms in clusters. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Rose-pink.

1928 - Clear, light rose-pink, illumined by yellow stamens

1938 - rose pink

1976 - Pink, clear, light rose-pink, illumined by yellow stamens

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance XX

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

 

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