Cultivar: Petite Renée

 
Petite Renée
Acquired: 1924

1916-Farr:39 Very large, anemone. Long, narrow center petals, light magenta, 1(82). Medium height, upright, free bloomer. Midseason. Good landscape variety. $1.50. 1918-B006-I:19 1921-... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1899
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Japanese
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:39 Very large, anemone. Long, narrow center petals, light magenta, 1(82). Medium height, upright, free bloomer. Midseason. Good landscape variety. $1.50.

1918-B006-I:19

1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 6.9

1923-SPN:349

1928-B:61 Japanese. 7.6 (Sym. 1925). Carmine.

1938-W&D:142 (Dessert, 1899) 7.6 Japanese. Very large, amaranth pink, midseason. Staminodes mostly linear, amaranth pink, without pollen. Carpels smooth, with bright red tips; disk inconspicuous, pink-tinged. Plant medium size, spreading; flowers fragrant.

1976-K:077 (Dessert, 1899) - Jap. - Carmine-Pink - Midseason.

Historical Color:

1916 - light magenta

1928 - Carmine

1938 - amaranth pink, carpels with bright red tips; disk inconspicuous, pink-tinged

1976 - Carmine-Pink

Scent - Historical:

No information

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

 

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