Cultivar: Lamartine

 
Lamartine
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.4

1916-Farr:38 Large, compact, globular, rose type. Carmine-rose petals, bordered silvery white. Fragrance XX. Tall, erect, strong grower. Late. Extra good. A very beautiful variety. $7.50... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1908
Breeder: Lemoine
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

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
13864 Nichols Arboretum yes
13865 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13864 Nichols Arboretum
13865 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:38 Large, compact, globular, rose type. Carmine-rose petals, bordered silvery white. Fragrance XX. Tall, erect, strong grower. Late. Extra good. A very beautiful variety. $7.50.

1918-B006-I:12 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.4

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:39 Double. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Violet-rose.

1928-B-d:110 Double type; large; late. Ball-like blooms, with recurved, overlapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of a distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish white; fragrant. Medium height; very floriferous; adequate stems. Good foliage. A dark, rather opaque pink variety of distinctly bold form and habit. Well liked and reliable. Must not be confused with LAMARTINE (Calot, 1860) which is now generally called GIGANTEA. "One of the few good dark pinks."—Boyd.

1976-K:051 (Lemoine, 1908) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium height. Fragrant. Large, ball-like blooms, with recurved, over-lapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish foliage. A dark, rather opaque pink variety of distinctly bold form and habit. Must not be confused with Lamartine(Calot, 1860) which is now generally called Gigantee. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Carmine-rose petals, bordered silvery white

1928 - Violet-rose.

1928 - Overlapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of a distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish white

1976 - Pink, over-lapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish foliage. A dark, rather opaque pink

Scent - Historical:

Fair rose 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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