Cultivar: Rose Shaylor

 
Rose Shaylor
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 9.1

1928-B:51 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). White. 1928-B-d:140 Double type; very large; midseason. Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1920
Breeder: Shaylor
Country of Origin: USA
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 Number Found At Currently Present Last Verifiedsort descending
14082 Nichols Arboretum no
14080 Nichols Arboretum yes
14081 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
14082 Nichols Arboretum
14081 Nichols Arboretum
14080 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1928-B:51 Double. 9.1 (Sym. 1925). White.

1928-B-d:140 Double type; very large; midseason. Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the base of the petals; center petals strongly marked at the edges with crimson; flat flower which opens hollow in the center, displaying creamy flesh-pink surrounded by a band of similar richly colored petals; mildly fragrant. Tall; strong; free-flowering; stiff stems. Good foliage. Flower is very broad and flat, and extremely handsome. Still scarce. More mature plants might show some variation from the above description. "One of Shaylor's best."—Fewkes.

1962-W:087 Double. Opens light pink with silver edged petals and yellow base. The mature blooms become a radiant white and many may have crimson splashes. Large, broad flowers hollow centered. Reliable bush is above average in height and is a regular, abundant producer. Reasonably priced, should be better known.

1976-K:087 (Shaylor, 1920) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Mild fragrance. Very large. Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the base of the petals; center petals strongly marked at the edges with crimson; flat flower which opens hollow in the center, displaying creamy flesh-pink surrounded by a band of similar richly colored petals; strong; free-flowering; stiff stems. Good foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - White

1928 - Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the base of the petals; center petals strongly marked at the edges with crimson

1962 - Opens light pink with silver edged petals and yellow base. The mature blooms become a radiant white and many may have crimson splashes

1976 - Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the base of the petals; center petals strongly marked at the edges with crimson

Scent - Historical:

1928 - Mildly fragrant

1976 - Mild fragrance

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

 

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