Cultivar: Madam Butterfly

 
Madam Butterfly
Acquired: 1933 |  APS Rating: 9.1

1933-053:38 Rg Japanese type, rose pink, very profuse and lasting. Good grower. Upright habit. Selected 1924. Seedling # J-5 1933-Sup:06 Japanese. 9.05 (Sym. 1933). 1939-RL:16 Japanese. 9... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1933
Breeder: Franklin
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Japanese
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13954 Nichols Arboretum yes
13955 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13954 Nichols Arboretum
13955 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1933-053:38 Rg Japanese type, rose pink, very profuse and lasting. Good grower. Upright habit. Selected 1924. Seedling # J-5

1933-Sup:06 Japanese. 9.05 (Sym. 1933).

1939-RL:16 Japanese. 9.05, Light pink.

1943-B091:13 lactiflora. Japanese. Seedling No. J-5. Rose pink of a distinctive shade.

1976-K:064 (Franklin, 1933) - Jap. - Rose Pink. Very profuse and lasting. Good grower. Upright habit. Bulletin 53.

1976-K:130 J-5 (1932) Jap, midseason. Rose pink of a distinctive shade.

1996-K:070 (1932) - (J-5) Jap., mid-season. Rose pink of a distinctive shade.

1996-K:070 Rose pink Jap.

Historical Color:

1933 - rose pink

1939 - Light pink

1943 - Rose pink of a distinctive shade

1976 - Rose Pink

1976 - Rose pink of a distinctive shade

1996 - Rose pink of a distinctive shade

1996 - Rose Pink

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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

 

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