Cultivar: Minnie Shaylor

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Minnie Shaylor
Acquired: 1919

1928-B:45 Double. 8.9 Director’s Vote. Pink. 1928-B-d:121 Semi-double type; large; midseason. Several rows of fluffy, crepe-like petals of clear, light pink, serrated at tips toward the... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1919
Breeder: Shaylor
Country of Origin: USA
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
13936 Nichols Arboretum yes
13937 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13936 Nichols Arboretum
13937 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1928-B:45 Double. 8.9 Director’s Vote. Pink.

1928-B-d:121 Semi-double type; large; midseason. Several rows of fluffy, crepe-like petals of clear, light pink, serrated at tips toward the center; stamens very prominent; anthers golden yellow, with paler filaments; carpels green, pink at base, with striking crimson stigmas. A flat flower of clean, saucer-like form, rather recalling the shape of LA ROSIÈRE but not so double. Habit of plant not known.

1933-Sup:06 Double. 8.93 (Sym. 1933).

1935-B060:11 8.93. Lacti. Double. Midseason. Blush. A very large semi-double opening pale pink and fading white with a distinctive center of yellow stamen's and purple-red carpels, borne on quite tall stems strong and upright, this makes one of the most beautiful flowers of its class. Very dependable and free.

1962-W:081 Semi-double. Pale pink petals, white stamens in circle formation, green pistils with red tops, a three color effect. 37" stems are slender, but quite strong, carrying the heavy blooms eight inches above the well dressed, round bush. Inexpensive but scarce.

1976-K:063 (Shaylor, 1919) - Semi-Double - Light Pink - Midseason. Several rows of fluffy crepe-like petals of clear, light pink, serrated at tips toward the center; stamens very prominent; anthers golden yellow, with paler filiaments; carpels green, pink at base, with striking crimson stigmas. Fades to white. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1928 - clear, light pink, pink at base, with striking crimson stigmas.

1935 - pale pink and fading white with a distinctive center of yellow stamen's and purple-red carpels

1962 - Pale pink petals, white stamens in circle formation, green pistils with red tops, a three color effect

1976 - Clear, light pink, carpels green, pink at base, with striking crimson stigmas. Fades to white

Scent - Historical:

1928 - faintly fragrant

1976 - faint fragrance

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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