Cultivar: Madame Ducel

 
Madame Ducel
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.8

1916-Farr:29 Very large, compact, semi-rose type. Pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132), minutely splashed violet-rose, guard petals fading to nearly white. Fragrant. Very strong, vigorous grower and... Read more

Alternative Name: Madame Ducel
Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1880
Breeder: Méchin
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
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
13959 Nichols Arboretum yes
13960 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13959 Nichols Arboretum
13960 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:29 Very large, compact, semi-rose type. Pale hydrangea-pink, 1(132), minutely splashed violet-rose, guard petals fading to nearly white. Fragrant. Very strong, vigorous grower and free bloomer. Midseason. Extra. 75 cts.

1918-B006-I:23

1921-B014:21 Symposium II rating: 7.8

1923-SPN:351

1928-B:54 Double. 7.8 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1976-K:100 (Calot, 1865) - Double - Pink - Midseason. 1930 Wild catalog: Large, compact flower of rose type. Light shell-pink minutely splashed with violet-rose; guard petals fade to nearly white. Strong grower and very free bloomer. Not a new one, but very desirable. Midseason. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Pale hydrangea-pink, minutely splashed violet-rose, guard petals fading to nearly white

1928 - Pink

1976 - Light shell-pink minutely splashed with violet-rose; guard petals fade to nearly white

Scent - Historical:

No information

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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