Cultivar: Richard Carvel

 
Richard Carvel
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.8

1918-B006-I:21 1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.8 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:51 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1921). Crimson. 1928-B-d:139 Double type; large; early. The broad guards and irregularly... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1913
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: red
Season: Early

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
14076 Nichols Arboretum yes
14077 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14076 Nichols Arboretum
14077 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:21

1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.8

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:51 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1921). Crimson.

1928-B-d:139 Double type; large; early. The broad guards and irregularly incurved high center are bright crimson; only slightly fragrant. Tall; floriferous; good stems and foliage. Valued for its earliness and unfading color which is not without a distinct bluish tinge. Generally considered one of the best red sorts, although it is not always fully double.

1953-B130:31 8.8. D. E. Light red. Fragrant. Medium tall. Used largely as a cut flower. Good for the garden also.

1962-W:085 Fragrant bright crimson, not always full double. Particularly valued for earliness. Tall, good stems.

1976-K:085 (Brand, 1913) - Double - Red - Early. Tall. Only slightly fragrant. Large. The broad guards and irregularly incurved high center are bright crimson. Floriferous. Good stems and foliage. M. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.

1976-K:126 (1913) Double, red.

1996-K:059 (1913) - Double, red.

Historical Color:

1928 - Crimson

1928 - The broad guards and irregularly incurved high center are bright crimson; valued for its earliness and unfading color which is not without a distinct bluish tinge. Generally considered one of the best red sorts

1953 - Light red

1962 - bright crimson

1976 - Red, the broad guards and irregularly incurved high center are bright crimson

1976 - Red

1996 - Red

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance XX

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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