Cultivar: Minuet

 
Minuet
Acquired: 1931 |  APS Rating: 9.4

1931-047:55 Rg Very large full rose type, regular form, light pink. Stiff stems, strong grower and sure bloomer with foliage to the ground, late, 40 inches. Honorable Mention. A. P. S.,... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1931
Breeder: Franklin
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Late

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
13938 Nichols Arboretum yes
13939 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13939 Nichols Arboretum
13938 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1931-047:55 Rg Very large full rose type, regular form, light pink. Stiff stems, strong grower and sure bloomer with foliage to the ground, late, 40 inches. Honorable Mention. A. P. S., Duluth, 1930. Honorable Mention, 1934. Seedling # D-28

1933-Sup:06 Double. 9.35 (Sym. 1933).

1939-RL:07 Double. 9.35, Light pink.

1943-B091:13 lactiflora. Double. Seedling No. D-28. Very large light pink. Fragrant. H.M. This is one of the finest in its color we have today.

1976-K:063 (Franklin, 1931) - Double - Light Pink - Late. 40" tall. Very large full rose type, regular form, light pink, stiff stems, strong grower and sure bloomer with foliage to the ground. Bulletin 47.

1976-K:130 D-28 (1931)Double, late. Very large light pink. Fragrant. H. M. This is one of the finest in its color we have today.

1996-K:070 (1931)- (D-28) Double, late. Very large light pink. Fragrant. H. M. This is one of the finest in its color we have today.

Historical Color:

1931 - light pink

1939 - Light pink

1943 - Very large light pink

1976 - Light Pink

1976 - Light Pink

1996 - Light Pink

Scent - Historical:

1928 - not notably fragrant

1976 -. Fragrance not notable

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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