Cultivar: L'Etincelante

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L'Etincelante
Acquired: 1932 |  APS Rating: 8.4

1916-Farr:41 Very large cup-shaped flowers. Brilliant carmine with silvery margin. Extra fine. $3. 1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.1 1923-SPN:347 1928-B:66 Single. 8.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1905
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

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
13873 Nichols Arboretum yes
13874 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13873 Nichols Arboretum
13874 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:41 Very large cup-shaped flowers. Brilliant carmine with silvery margin. Extra fine. $3.

1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.1

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:66 Single. 8.4 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:112 Single type; very large; midseason. Cupped flowers of very bright pink, each petal having a lighter, almost silvery border; stamens bright golden yellow; not notably fragrant. Tall; floriferous; stiff sterns. Excellent foliage. An excellent single pink peony of large size and pure color; well regarded, not expensive, and very popular.

1938-W&D:113 (Dessert, 1899) 8.4 Single. Large, Tyrian pink, midseason. Carpels hairy, with bright red tips; disk inconspicuous, light pink. Plant large, compact; flowers numerous and attractive.

1962-W:080 Mid-season, single cupped flower, bright pink with lighter almost silver border. Stamens golden yellow. Tall, floriferous, fine foliage.

1976-K:053 (Dessert, 1905) - Single - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Cupped flowers of very bright pink, each petal having a lighter, almost silvery border; stamens bright golden yellow; floriferous; stiff stems. Excellent foliage. An excellent single pink peony of large size and pure color; well regarded, not expensive, and very popular. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Brilliant carmine with silvery margin

1928 - Pink.

1928 - very bright pink, each petal having a lighter, almost silvery border; stamens bright golden yellow

1938 - Pink with bright red tips

1962 -bright pink with lighter almost silver border. Stamens golden yellow.

1976 - Pink, very bright pink, each petal having a lighter, almost silvery border; stamens bright golden yellow

Scent - Historical:

1928 - not notably fragrant

1976 - Fragrance not notable

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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