Cultivar: Madame Calot

 
Madame Calot
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.1

1916-Farr:26 Very large, rose type. Pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132), center shaded darker; collar tinted silver. Fragrance XX. Tall, strong grower, free bloomer. Early. 50 cts. 1918-B006-I:14... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1856
Breeder: Miellez
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
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
13956 Nichols Arboretum yes
13957 Nichols Arboretum yes
13958 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13956 Nichols Arboretum
13957 Nichols Arboretum
13958 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:26 Very large, rose type. Pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132), center shaded darker; collar tinted silver. Fragrance XX. Tall, strong grower, free bloomer. Early. 50 cts.

1918-B006-I:14

1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 8.1

1923-SPN:348

1928-B:41 Double. 8.1 (Sym. 1921). Syn., Leonie. Pink.

1928-B-d:123 Double type; large; early. Globular at first, very light old-rose-pink with creamy tints in the collar, and the somewhat darker center strongly marked with crimson flakes; very fragrant. Tall; extremely floriferous; strong stems. Excellent foliage. A cut-flower variety of considerable popularity because of its earliness, unfailing productiveness, and the general high quality of its blooms. "Blooms are not of high quality until third year or later; perhaps more noticeable in this variety than most others."—Fewkes.

1976-K:064 (Miellez, 1856) Syn. LEONIE. Double - Pink - Early. Tall. Very fragrant. Large. Globular at first, very light-old-rose-pink with creamy tints in the collar, and the somewhat darker center strongly marked with crimson flakes. Extremely floriferous; strong stems. Excellent foliage - Midseason.

1996-K:095 (Miellez) FESTIVA MAXIMA (Miellez)

Historical Color:

1916 - Pale hydrangea-pink, center shaded darker; collar tinted silver

1928 - Pink

1928 - very light old-rose-pink with creamy tints in the collar, and the somewhat darker center strongly marked with crimson flakes

1976 - Pink, very light-old-rose-pink with creamy tints in the collar, and the somewhat darker center strongly marked with crimson flakes

Scent - Historical:

not notably fragrant

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

 

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