Cultivar: Mireille

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Mireille
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.7

1918-B006-I:03 1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 9.0 1923-SPN:344 1928-B:25 Double. 9.0 (Sym. 1921). White. 1928-B-d:084 Double type; very large; late midseason. Pale flesh-white,... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1894
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
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 Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
17733 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17733 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:03

1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 9.0

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:25 Double. 9.0 (Sym. 1921). White.

1928-B-d:084 Double type; very large; late midseason. Pale flesh-white, tinted cream; outer petals frequently shaded with faint pink; fragrant. Tall; floriferous; strong stems. Excellent foliage. This variety develops a large, funnel-shaped crown when fully open, and while classed as a white peony it is sometimes very pale pink. The habit of the plant and the lasting quality of the blooms make it good for both garden decoration and cut-flowers. Opens better in water than in the field.

1929-038:48 Rg 1954-Kelway Double. Pale flesh-white tinted cream, turning snow-white. Rose type. Handsome foliage. Pleasant fragrance.

1976-K:007 Double - White - Late Midseason. Tall. Normal fragrance. A double white tinted flesh pink. This pink will disappear as flower opens, leaving it a pure white. Strong stems and one of the best cut flowers. Excellent foliage. Opens better in water than in the field. Very large. Floriferous. Catalogs. Manual.

Historical Color:

1928 - White.

1928 - Pale flesh-white, tinted cream; outer petals frequently shaded with faint pink, while classed as a white peony it is sometimes very pale pink.

1954 - Pale flesh-white tinted cream, turning snow-white.

1976 - White, a double white tinted flesh pink, this pink will disappear as flower opens, leaving it a pure white.

Scent - Historical:

1928 - fragrant

1954 - Pleasant fragrance

1976 - Normal fragrance

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

 

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