Cultivar: Marguerite Gaudichau

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Marguerite Gaudichau
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.4

1916-Farr:39 Fine cup-shaped flower. White, suffused pink. S5. 1918-B006-I:15 1921-B014:16 Symposium II rating: 8.6 1923-SPN:348 1928-B:44 Double. 8.1 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:116... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1903
Breeder: Millet
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
13906 Nichols Arboretum yes
13907 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13907 Nichols Arboretum
13906 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:39 Fine cup-shaped flower. White, suffused pink. S5.

1918-B006-I:15 1921-B014:16 Symposium II rating: 8.6

1923-SPN:348 1928-B:44 Double. 8.1 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:116 Double type; very large; late. A medium shade of light rose-pink, almost white at edges of petals, incurved center disclosing a few golden yellow stamens; fragrance sweet but weak. Tall; free blooming; medium-strong stems and well-set foliage. Variously described as white tinted pink, and light shell-pink shaded salmon, which indicates that the color varies considerably. Petals are toothed and jagged in the center, giving an irregular, carnation-like appearance.

1976-K:059 (Millet, 1903) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Sweet but weak fragrance. Very large. A medium shade of light rose-pink, almost white at edges of petals, incurved center disclosing a few golden yellow stamens. Free-blooming; medium-strong stems and well-set foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - White, suffused pink

1928 - Pink

1928 - A medium shade of light rose-pink, almost white at edges of petals, variously described as white tinted pink, and light shell-pink shaded salmon

1976 - A medium shade of light rose-pink, almost white at edges of petals

Scent - Historical:

Sweet but weak fragrance

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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