Cultivar: Red Goddess

 
Red Goddess
Acquired: 1940

1943-B091:10 lactiflora. Semi-Double. Gorgeous velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens. Very rich. Medium size. Good stems. 1953-B130:33 SD. LM. Rich, velvety, dark red.... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1940
Breeder: Brand
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
14072 Nichols Arboretum yes
14073 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14072 Nichols Arboretum
14073 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1943-B091:10 lactiflora. Semi-Double. Gorgeous velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens. Very rich. Medium size. Good stems.

1953-B130:33 SD. LM. Rich, velvety, dark red. One of the best colored of all reds. Usually blooms one bloom to a stem.

1962-W:085 Semi-double, velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens. Medium late.

1976-K:084 (Brand, 1940) - Semi-Double - Red - Late Midseason. A medium sized, semi-double red with two rows of petals enclosing an intense yellow center. The form of the flower attracts the eye and you are held spellbound by the beauty and richness of the coloring. An intense, deep, rich velvety crimson. We consider this a real addition to our list of semi-double red peonies. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130. Brand 1955 catalog.

1996-K:062 (1940) - SD. LM. Gorgeous velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens. Very rich. Medium size. Good stems.

Historical Color:

1943 - Gorgeous velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens

1953 - Rich, velvety, dark red

1962 - velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens

1976 - An intense, deep, rich velvety crimson

1996 - Gorgeous velvety dark red set off by its rows of golden stamens.

Scent - Historical:

No information

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

 

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History of the Garden

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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