Cultivar: Madame De Verneville

 
Madame De Verneville
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.9

1916-Farr:26 Large, very full, bomb. Pure white, center blush when first open, fading to pure white; prominent carmine flecks. Fragrance X. Medium height, extra-free bloomer. Extra good. 75... Read more

Alternative Name: Madame de Vernéville, Madame de Verneville
Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1885
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
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
13977 Nichols Arboretum yes
13978 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13977 Nichols Arboretum
13978 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:26 Large, very full, bomb. Pure white, center blush when first open, fading to pure white; prominent carmine flecks. Fragrance X. Medium height, extra-free bloomer. Extra good. 75 cts.

1918-B006-I:14

1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 7.9

1923-SPN:348

1928-B:41 Double. 7.9 (Sym. 1921). White. Included in descriptive list by vote of Directors.

1928-B-d:123 Double type; medium size; early. Smooth white guard petals surrounding an incurved, blush-white center which quickly develops a crown and frequently there are distinct crimson marks on the tips of several petals; occasionally the color is tinted lemon, and usually the whole flower becomes white with age, except for the crimson spots in the center; sweet rose-like fragrance. Medium height; none too strong; very free-flowering and dependable. Foliage light green. One of the older standard whites, at its best in the cooler climates where it greatly increases in size and perfection of form. A very good cut-flower. Included in this list by vote of the Directors, in spite of its rating.

1976-K:065 (Crousse, 1885) - Double - White - Early. Medium height. Sweet, rose-like fragrance. Medium size. Smooth white guard petals surrounding an incurved, blush-white center which quickly develops a crown and frequently there are distinct crimson marks on the tips of several petals; occasionally the color is tinted lemon, and usually the whole flower becomes white with age, except for the crimson spots in the center. None too strong; very free-blooming and dependable. Foliage is light green. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Pure white
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1928 - White

1928 - white guard petals surrounding an incurved, blush-white center which quickly develops a crown and frequently there are distinct crimson marks on the tips of several petals; occasionally the color is tinted lemon, and usually the whole flower becomes white with age, except for the crimson spots in the center

1976 - white guard petals surrounding an incurved, blush-white center which quickly develops a crown and frequently there are distinct crimson marks on the tips of several petals; occasionally the color is tinted lemon, and usually the whole flower becomes white with age, except for the crimson spots in the center

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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