Cultivar: Pasteur

 
Pasteur
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:39 Very soft pink, nearly white, creamy center shaded tea-rose color at the base of the petals. Fine variety. $1.50. 1918-B006-I:19 1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 8.0 1923-... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1896
Breeder: Crousse
Country of Origin: France
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
14028 Nichols Arboretum yes
14029 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14028 Nichols Arboretum
14029 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:39 Very soft pink, nearly white, creamy center shaded tea-rose color at the base of the petals. Fine variety. $1.50.

1918-B006-I:19

1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:349

1928-B:48 Double. 8.4 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:133 Double type; large; late midseason. Pale pink on large outer petals; the long, curled, central petals almost white with a green center deep in the flower; faintly fragrant. Tall; free-flowering; stout stems. Good foliage. A remarkably handsome flower resembling a smaller JUBILEE, but distinguished by its pale pink flush, its crisper, fluffier form, and its stronger stem.

1976-K:076 (Crousse, 1896) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Tall. Faint fragrance. Large. Pale pink on large outer petals, the long, curled, central petals almost white with a green center deep in the flower; free flowering, stout stems. Good foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1916 - Very soft pink, nearly white, creamy center shaded tea-rose color at the base of the petals.

1928 - Pink

1928 - Pale pink on large outer petals; the long, curled, central petals almost white with a green center deep in the flower

1976 - Pink, pale pink on large outer petals, the long, curled, central petals almost white with a green center deep in the flower

Scent - Historical:

1928 - Faintly fragrant

1976 - Faint 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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