Cultivar: Lois Kelsey

 
Lois Kelsey
Acquired: 1934

1943-B091:17 lactiflora. Double. Flat flower with long narrow deeply cut petals of white extending from the center like rays of the sun. Something out of the ordinary. 1976-K:054 (Kelsey... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1934
Breeder: Kelsey
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: white
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
13875 Nichols Arboretum yes
13876 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13875 Nichols Arboretum
13876 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1943-B091:17 lactiflora. Double. Flat flower with long narrow deeply cut petals of white extending from the center like rays of the sun. Something out of the ordinary.

1976-K:054 (Kelsey, 1934) - Double - White - Midseason. A flat flower with long, narrow, deeply cut petals extending from the center like rays of sun. Something out of the ordinary if you prefer odd peonies, as it is distinctly unusual. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 109.

1976-K:135 1996-K:079 Long petals - S. d. white

Historical Color:

1976 - White

1996- - White

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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

 

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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.
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