Cultivar: Monsieur Dupont

 
Monsieur Dupont
Acquired: 2013 |  APS Rating: 8.3

1916-Farr:36 Very large, compact, globular, rose type. White, 2(10). Erect, medium, compact habit. Late. Extra good. $3.50. 1918-B006-I:04 1923-SPN:344 1928-B:25 Double. 8.6 (Sym.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1872
Breeder: Calot
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white

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 Present Last Verifiedsort descending
13983 Nichols Arboretum yes
13984 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13984 Nichols Arboretum
13983 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:36 Very large, compact, globular, rose type. White, 2(10). Erect, medium, compact habit. Late. Extra good. $3.50.

1918-B006-I:04

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:25 Double. 8.6 (Sym. 1915). White.

1928-B-d:084 Double type; very large; late midseason. A rounded, incurved white bloom, shaded yellow at base of petals, with many stamens mixed in collar, and the center petals occasionally have a reddish tinge at edges; unpleasant odor. Of moderate height and floriferousness; stems stiff. Foliage good. Needs to become established before it displays its true character. The flower is very regular and handsome, developing a symmetrical crown when fully open.

1976-K:008 Double - White - Late Midseason. Moderate height. Unpleasant odor. Very large, rounded, incurved white bloom, shaded yellow at base of petals, with many stamens mixed in collar, and the center petals occasionally have a reddish tinge at edges; stems stiff. Foliage good. Of moderate floriferousness. The flower is very regular and handsome, developing a symmetrical crown when fully open. Midseason.

Historical Color:

1916 - White

1928 - White.

1928 -White bloom, shaded yellow at base of petals, with many stamens mixed in collar, and the center petals occasionally have a reddish tinge at edges

1976 -White bloom, shaded yellow at base of petals, with many stamens mixed in collar, and the center petals occasionally have a reddish tinge at edges

Scent - Historical:

1928 - unpleasant odor

1976 - unpleasant odor

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

 

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