Cultivar: Pride of Langport

 
Pride of Langport
Acquired: 1909 |  APS Rating: 8.9

1918-B006-I:20 1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 8.9 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:68 Single. 8.9 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:136 Single type; very large; midseason. Wide-spreading, cupped petals... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1909
Breeder: Kelway
Country of Origin: England
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

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
14054 Nichols Arboretum yes
14057 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
14057 Nichols Arboretum
14054 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:20

1921-B014:18 Symposium II rating: 8.9

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:68 Single. 8.9 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:136 Single type; very large; midseason. Wide-spreading, cupped petals of pale rose-pink, paling a little near the base, surrounding a large cluster of very bright golden yellow stamens and pale green carpels with light pink kernels at the base and red tips; not notably fragrant. Tall; floriferous; thin, wiry stems. Abundant foliage. A highly decorative garden plant, usually blooming in large clusters. A popular variety. "The finest pink single with the possible exception of HELEN (Thurlow) which is not yet rated."—Little. "Very popular and consequently quite scarce."—Boyd.

1929-038:48 Rg Large, brilliant, peach pink flower. Very early flowering.

1938-W&D:116 (Kelway, 1910) 8.9 see Kelway's Luck. Single. A pink-flowered double form was also received under this name.

1976-K:080 (Kelway, 1909) - Single - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Wide-spreading, cupped petals of pale rose-pink, paling a little near the base, surrounding a large cluster of very bright golden yellow stamens and pale green carpels, with light pink kernels at the base and red tips. Floriferous, thin, wiry stems. Abundant foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1928 - pale rose-pink, paling a little near the base, surrounding a large cluster of very bright golden yellow stamens and pale green carpels with light pink kernels at the base and red tips

1929 - peach pink flower

1938 - Pink

1976 - Pink, cupped petals of pale rose-pink, paling a little near the base, surrounding a large cluster of very bright golden yellow stamens and pale green carpels, with light pink kernels at the base and red tips

Scent - Historical:

No information

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

 

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