Cultivar: Richardson's Grandiflora

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Richardson's Grandiflora
Acquired: 1924

1943-091:56 Unusual coral red double, carried on tall stems with clean foliage. Lasts a long time, giving a vivid color in the garden. Parentage: Officinalis rubra plena x Madame Jules... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Breeder: Richardson
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: red
Season: very late

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
17744 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
17744 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1943-091:56 Unusual coral red double, carried on tall stems with clean foliage. Lasts a long time, giving a vivid color in the garden. Parentage: Officinalis rubra plena x Madame Jules Dessert.

1943-B091:33 Double. Lacti x officinalis. Peculiar shade of light red.

1976-K:004 Double - Red - Midseason. Tall. Unusual coral-red carried on tall stems with clean foliage. Lasts a long time, giving vivid color to the garden. Mrs. Freeborn describes it "shrimp pink". Officinalis x albiflora. Bulletin 91. Albiflora x officinalis. List in Bulletin 91. List in Bulletin 129.

1976-K:130 Double, early. Coral red. Tall. Hybrid - Officinalis Rubra Plena x Mme. Jules Dessert.

1996-K:071 Officinalis 'Rubra Plena' x ' Mme. Jules Dessert'. Double, early. Coral red. Tall.

Historical Color:

1943 - Unusual coral red double. Lasts a long time, giving a vivid color in the garden.

1943 - Peculiar shade of light red.

1976 - Unusual coral-red, lasts a long time, giving vivid color to the garden,"shrimp pink".

1976 - Coral red.

1996 - Coral red.

Scent - Historical:

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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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