Cultivar: Paradise

 
Paradise
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:35 Very large, compact, flat, rose type. Guards hydrangea-pink, 1(132), center lilac-white, fading to milk-white. Fragrance X. Medium, tall, free bloomer. Early midseason. $15.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Breeder: Hollis
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink

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
14026 Nichols Arboretum yes
14027 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14026 Nichols Arboretum
14027 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:35 Very large, compact, flat, rose type. Guards hydrangea-pink, 1(132), center lilac-white, fading to milk-white. Fragrance X. Medium, tall, free bloomer. Early midseason. $15.

1918-B006-I:19

1920-B010:33 An elegant violet-tinted flower, petals radiating evenly from centre in all directions: reminds one of Milton Hill. Extra. $15.00. (Catalogue 1907.) Cornell .Bulletin 306, p. 140. Symposium 1919; one vote, 7. Sold by: 10, 14, 16. Grown by: 20, 23, 35, 38, 47, 49, 50.

1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 8.5

1923-SPN:349

1928-B:48 Double. 8.7 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:133 Double type; very large; early midseason. Outer petals light flesh-pink, paling to nearly white in the center; only slightly scented. Medium height; free-flowering. Similar to Milton Hill, with a very perfect star-like center when fully open. Not well known or widely distributed. "Never able to obtain healthy stock."—Little. "Should be rated not higher than 8.2."—Christman.

1976-K:076 (Hollis, 1907) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Medium height. Slightly scented. Very large. Outer petals light flesh-pink, paling to nearly white in the center; free flowering. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Guards hydrangea-pink, 1(132), center lilac-white, fading to milk-white

1920 - An elegant violet-tinted flower, petals radiating evenly from centre in all directions

1928 - Pink

1928 - Outer petals light flesh-pink, paling to nearly white in the center

1976 - Pink, Outer petals light flesh-pink, paling to nearly white in the center

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance X

1928 - poor fragrance

1976 - Poor fragrance

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

 

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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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