Cultivar: Rosette

 
Rosette
Acquired: 1924

1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.9 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:51 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:140 Double type; large; early midseason. Light shell-pink of a clear, fresh shade,... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1918
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink

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
14085 Nichols Arboretum yes
14086 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14085 Nichols Arboretum
14086 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.9

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:51 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:140 Double type; large; early midseason. Light shell-pink of a clear, fresh shade, with a ring of short petals near the center tipped crimson; not especially fragrant. Medium height; floriferous; strong stems. Excellent foliage. A big, handsome flower of unusually clean color, but of loose, floppy petalage unless extremely well grown. "Very much admired in our fields."—Christman. "Shows yellow stamens when well opened. Very attractive."—Boyd.

1976-K:087 (Dessert, 1918) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Medium height. Not especially fragrant. Large. Light shell-pink of a clear, fresh shade, with a ring of short petals near the center tipped crimson; not especially fragrant. Floriferous, strong stems. Excellent foliage. A big handsome flower of unusually clean color, but of loose, floppy petalage unless extremely well grown. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1928 - Light shell-pink of a clear, fresh shade, with a ring of short petals near the center tipped crimson

1976 - Light shell-pink of a clear, fresh shade, with a ring of short petals near the center tipped crimson

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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