Cultivar: Princess Irene

 
Princess Irene
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.2

1918-B006-I:20 1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 7.2 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:50 Double. 7.2 (Sym. 1921). Pink. 1976-K:081 (Kelway, 1889) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1889
Breeder: Kelway
Country of Origin: England
Form: Double
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 Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
14060 Nichols Arboretum yes
14061 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14060 Nichols Arboretum
14061 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:20

1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 7.2

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:50 Double. 7.2 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1976-K:081 (Kelway, 1889) - Double - Pink - Midseason.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1976 - Pink

Scent - Historical:

1928-B - One of the most intoxicatingly sweet peonies we have, delicious fragrance

1940 - Delicious fragrance

1976 - Delicious 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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