Cultivar: Madame Boulanger

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Madame Boulanger
Acquired: 1925

1916-Farr:38 Very large, full bloom; glossy soft pink, shaded lilac, silvery flesh border. Extra fine. Late. $1.50. 1918-B006-I:14 1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 7.8 1923-SPN:348... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1886
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink

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
13952 Nichols Arboretum yes
13953 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13952 Nichols Arboretum
13953 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:38 Very large, full bloom; glossy soft pink, shaded lilac, silvery flesh border. Extra fine. Late. $1.50.

1918-B006-I:14

1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 7.8

1923-SPN:348

1928-B:41 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1976-K:064 (Crousse, 1886) - Double - Pink. 1930 Wild catalog: Rose-type; late midseason. Very large bloom. Color glossy tender rose shading to soft heliotrope, bordered with silvery flesh. Extra fine. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - glossy soft pink, shaded lilac, silvery flesh border

1928 - Pink

1976 - Pink, color glossy tender rose shading to soft heliotrope, bordered with silvery flesh

Scent - Historical:

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

 

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