Cultivar: Moon of Nippon

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Moon of Nippon
Acquired: 1936

1936-065:30 Rg A very large white Jap with fine yellow center. Tall stems, very stiff. 1939-RL:17 Japanese. White. 1943-B091:08 lactiflora. Japanese. Very large pure white with golden... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1936
Breeder: Auten
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Japanese
Color - Authentic: white

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Historical Significance:

1936-065:30 Rg A very large white Jap with fine yellow center. Tall stems, very stiff.

1939-RL:17 Japanese. White.

1943-B091:08 lactiflora. Japanese. Very large pure white with golden staminodes. Strong stems. One of the most distinguished.

1962-W:083 Japanese. Parents: Isani-Gidui X Marie Lemoine. White flowers, curved outer petals, bright yellow center staminode mass. Stiff, 30" stems are attractive and adequate. A rare type.

1976-K:068 (Auten, 1936) - Jap. - White. Tall. A very large white Jap with fine yellow center. Stems very stiff. Bulletin 65.

1976-K:124 1976-K:125 (1936) Jap, late midseason. Very large pure white with golden staminodes. Strong stems. One of the most distinguished.

1996-K:053 (1936) - Tall Jap. white.

1996-K:056 (1936)-9.26. J. LM. Very large pure white with golden staminodes. Strong stems. One of the most distinguished.

Historical Color:

1936 - White with fine yellow center

1939 - White

1943 - pure white with golden staminodes

1962 - White flowers, bright yellow center staminode mass

1976 - White with fine yellow center

1976 - pure white with golden staminodes

1996 - White .

1996 - pure white with golden staminodes

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Very fragrant

1928 - mildly fragrant

1976 - Mild fragrance

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

 

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