Cultivar: Postilion

 
Postilion
Acquired: 1941

1976-K:080 (Saunders, 1941) - Semi-Double - Red - Hybrid. Enormous flowers of deep scarlet crimson. Very brilliant semi-double flat cup. Albiflora x officinalis. Lists in Bulletins 91 and... Read more

Alternative Name: Flambouyant
Introduced: 1941
Breeder: Saunders
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: red

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
14048 Nichols Arboretum yes
14049 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14048 Nichols Arboretum
14049 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1976-K:080 (Saunders, 1941) - Semi-Double - Red - Hybrid. Enormous flowers of deep scarlet crimson. Very brilliant semi-double flat cup. Albiflora x officinalis. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129.

1976-K:147 Semi-double deep scarlet.

1976-K:150 (1941) Semi-double deep scarlet crimson.

Historical Color:

1976 - Red, deep scarlet crimson

1976 - deep scarlet.

1976 - deep scarlet.

Scent - Historical:

Sweetly perfumed

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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