Cultivar: Rosy Dawn

 
Rosy Dawn
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 8.5

1918-B006-I:21 Single 1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.5 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:68 Single. 8.5 (Sym. 1921). Blush. 1928-B-d:140 Single type; large; early. White, tinged with pale pink... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Breeder: Barr
Country of Origin: England
Form: Single
Color - Authentic: white
Season: Early

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:21 Single

1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.5

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:68 Single. 8.5 (Sym. 1921). Blush.

1928-B-d:140 Single type; large; early. White, tinged with pale pink at first; lacks fragrance. Medium height; free-flowering; strong stems. Dark green foliage. "A distinct variety as it has a bushy form. The stems are strong but some are semi-recumbent so that the plant is clothed to the ground."—Thurlow. "Do not confuse with ROSY DAWN (Pleas, 1909), rating 7.1."—Christman.

1938-W&D:117 (Barr) 8.5 see Edith West. Single.

1976-K:088 (Barr) - Single - White - Early. Medium height. No fragrance. Large. White, tinged with pale pink at first; free-flowering; strong stems. Dark green foliage. "A distinct variety as it has a bushy form. The stems are strong but some are semi-recumbent so that the plant is clothed to ground." Thurlow. M.

1916-Farr:41 Large, snow-white flower, tinged blush at first, resembling a great white water-lily. $1.

Historical Color:

1928 - Blush

1928 - White, tinged with pale pink at first

1976 - White, tinged with pale pink at first

1916 - snow-white flower, tinged blush at first

Scent - Historical:

No Information

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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