Cultivar: Mademoiselle Jeanne Rivière

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Mademoiselle Jeanne Rivière
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:15 1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 8.0 1923-SPN:348 1928-B:43 Double. 8.2 (Sym. 1925). Blush-white. 1928-B-d:122 Double type; medium size; midseason. Guards pale blush-... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1908
Breeder: Rivière
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 ascending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13947 Nichols Arboretum yes
13946 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort ascending Found At
13947 Nichols Arboretum
13946 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:15

1921-B014:15 Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:348

1928-B:43 Double. 8.2 (Sym. 1925). Blush-white.

1928-B-d:122 Double type; medium size; midseason. Guards pale blush-white of translucent texture; center low, rounded, and compact, of many narrow incurved petals which are wider in extreme center, pale pink near the guards shading through cream and canary to pure lemon-yellow; mildly fragrant. Tall; very floriferous; strong, erect stems. Good foliage. The mixture of pale pink and lemon-yellow in the center is distinctive and most attractive. The variety seems to be steadily gaining in popularity and is reported to be excellent for cut-flower work and especially so for garden decoration.

1976-K:064 (Riviere, 1908) - Double - Blush and pale pink - Midseason. Tall. Mild fragrance. Medium size. Guards pale blush-white of translucent texture; center low, rounded and compact, of many narrow incurved petals which are wider in extreme center, pale pink near the guards shading through cream and canary to pure lemon-yellow; very floriferous; strong, erect stems. Good foliage. The mixture of pale pink and lemon-yellow in the center is distinctive and most attractive. Excellent for cut-flower work and especially so for garden decoration. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Blush-white

1928 - pale pink near the guards shading through cream and canary to pure lemon-yellow, the mixture of pale pink and lemon-yellow in the center is distinctive and most attractive

1976 - Blush and pale pink, guards pale blush-white of translucent texture, pale pink near the guards shading through cream and canary to pure lemon-yellow, the mixture of pale pink and lemon-yellow in the center is distinctive and most attractive

Scent - Historical:

Fragrance not notable

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

 

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