Cultivar: Lord Kitchener

 
Lord Kitchener
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 7.6 1923-SPN:347 1928-B:40 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). Red. 1930 Wild catalog .-Rose type; very early. A most beautiful flower, well filled... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1907
Breeder: Kelway
Country of Origin: England
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: red
Season: Early

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
13883 Nichols Arboretum yes
13884 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13883 Nichols Arboretum
13884 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:13 1921-B014:14 Symposium II rating: 7.6

1923-SPN:347 1928-B:40 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1925). Red.

1930 Wild catalog .-Rose type; very early. A most beautiful flower, well filled out; of a brilliant cherry-red color; a most dazzling hue; very free bloomer, lasting well. It is the earliest of all Chinese Peonies to bloom, therefore, it is very valuable. Said to bloom almost as early as the officinalis family of peonies. M.

1976-K:055 (Renault, 1916) - Double - Red - Midseason.

Historical Color:

1928 - Red.

1976 - A brilliant cherry-red color; a most dazzling hue

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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