Cultivar: Madame Crousse

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Madame Crousse
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:22 Syn. Marechal MacMahon. Large, medium compact, bomb. Dark, brilliant solferino-red, 5(157), slight silvery reflex. Medium tall, free bloomer. Midseason. Extra. 75 cts. 1918-... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1866
Breeder: Calot
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
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 Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
17736 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17736 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:22 Syn. Marechal MacMahon. Large, medium compact, bomb. Dark, brilliant solferino-red, 5(157), slight silvery reflex. Medium tall, free bloomer. Midseason. Extra. 75 cts.

1918-B006-I:03

1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 7.8

1923-SPN:344 syn. Maréchal MacMahon.

1928-B:25 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1921). Syn., Maréchal MacMahon. Solferino-red.

1976-K:006 Double - Red - Midseason. Syn. MARECHAL MacMAHON. Color and form similar to Felix Crousse with stronger stems. A very good red for landscape planting. Catalogs and Manual.

Historical Color:

1916 - Dark, brilliant solferino-red, 5(157), slight silvery reflex..

1928 - Solferino-red.

1976 - Red. A very good red for landscape planting.

Scent - Historical:

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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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