Cultivar: Lora Dexheimer

 
Lora Dexheimer
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.4

1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.4 1923-SPN:347 1928-B:40 Double. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Red. 1928-B-d:113 Double type; large; midseason. Bright crimson, showing a light... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1913
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: red
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 Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
13881 Nichols Arboretum yes
13882 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13882 Nichols Arboretum
13881 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 8.4

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:40 Double. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Red.

1928-B-d:113 Double type; large; midseason. Bright crimson, showing a light midrib on outer petals; center incurved, concealing a few stamens; fragrance not notable. Medium height; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Unusually good form for a red peony, and the color is clear and lively. Well liked by many and seems to be on the way to wide popularity. "One of the best of the bright dark reds."—Saunders. "A wonderfully bright color."—Boyd.

1953-B130:30 7.4. D. M. Brilliant crimson. Medium height. Strong stems. Often one of the best reds.

1962-W:080 Double. This peony is bright red with golden stamens in the incurving center depression. Small white pistils are inconspicuous. The blooms are average-sized and do not fade. The bush is excellent, growing a little above knee-high with satisfactory stems.

1976-K:055 (Brand, 1913) - Double - Red - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance not notable. Large, bright crimson, showing a light midrib on outer petals, center incurved, concealing a few stamens; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Unusually good form for a red peony, and the color is clear and lively. M.

1976-K:126 (1907) Double, early;midseason, red.

1996-K:058 (1907) - Double, early mid-season, red.

Historical Color:

1928 - Red.

1928 - Bright crimson

1953 - Bright crimson

1962 - bright red with golden stamens

1976 - Red, bright crimson

1976 - red.

1996 - red.

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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