Cultivar: Queen of the Belgians

 
Queen of the Belgians
Acquired: 1924

1928-B:68 Single. White. 1929-038:48 Rg Pure creamy white. Single flowered like a water lily. Tall, stout stems. 1933-Sup:08 Single. 8.93 (Sym. 1933). 1938-W... Read more

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

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1928-B:68 Single. White.

1929-038:48 Rg Pure creamy white. Single flowered like a water lily. Tall, stout stems.

1933-Sup:08 Single. 8.93 (Sym. 1933).

1938-W&D:117 (Kelway) 8.9 Single. Very large, white, midseason. Carpels hairy, with cream-colored tips; disk conspicuous, white. Plant medium size, spreading.

1939-RL:25 Single. 8.93, White.

1976-K:082 (Kelway) - Single - White - Midseason.

Historical Color:

1928 - White

1929 - Pure creamy white

1938 - White, with cream-colored tips

1939 - White

1976 - White

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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

 

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