Cultivar: Mrs. C.S. Minot

 
Mrs. C.S. Minot
Acquired: 1924

1921-B014:17 Symposium II rating: 9.3 1923-SPN:349 1928-B:46 Double. 9.2 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:128 Double type; very large; late. Guard petals large, undulating, flesh-pink with... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1914
Breeder: Minot
Country of Origin: USA
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 Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
13999 Nichols Arboretum yes
14000 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
14000 Nichols Arboretum
13999 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1921-B014:17 Symposium II rating: 9.3

1923-SPN:349

1928-B:46 Double. 9.2 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:128 Double type; very large; late. Guard petals large, undulating, flesh-pink with coppery tints on outer surface; center incurved, flesh-white in collar darkening to cream-pink in center, illumined by a few golden yellow stamens, and sometimes marked by several prominent crimson blotches; not notably fragrant. Dwarf; floriferous; stiff stems. Good foliage. A variety of unusual color, especially when viewed from the back. It is almost full rose type and has a definite bomb form on first opening. "On established plants, usually no crimson markings. Rather medium than dwarf in height."—Thurlow.

1976-K:069 (Minot, 1914) - Double - Flesh - Late. Dwarf. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Guard petals large, undulating, flesh-pink with coppery tints on outer surface; center incurved, flesh-white in collar darkening to cream pink in center, illumined by a few golden yellow stamens and sometimes marked by several prominent crimson blotches. Floriferous; stiff stems. Good foliage. A variety of unusual color, especially when viewed from the back. Almost full rose type, and has a definite bomb form on first opening. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1928 - flesh-pink with coppery tints on outer surface, flesh-white in collar darkening to cream-pink in center, illumined by a few golden yellow stamens, and sometimes marked by several prominent crimson blotches

1976 - flesh-pink with coppery tints on outer surface, flesh-white in collar darkening to cream-pink in center, illumined by a few golden yellow stamens, and sometimes marked by several prominent crimson blotches, a variety of unusual color, especially when viewed from the back

Scent - Historical:

Fragrance not notable

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

 

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