Cultivar: Sarah Carstensen

 
Sarah Carstensen
Acquired: 1924

1918-B006-I:21 1921-B014:20 Symposium II rating: 8.6 1923-SPN:350 1928-B:52 Double. 8.5 (Sym. 1925). Pink. 1928-B-d:141 Double type; large; midseason. Light rose-pink, a little paler in... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1901
Breeder: Terry
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: 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
14098 Nichols Arboretum yes
14099 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
14098 Nichols Arboretum
14099 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:21

1921-B014:20 Symposium II rating: 8.6

1923-SPN:350

1928-B:52 Double. 8.5 (Sym. 1925). Pink.

1928-B-d:141 Double type; large; midseason. Light rose-pink, a little paler in the collar and lightly marked with crimson in the center; not notably fragrant. Dwarf; very free-flowering; stiff stems. Good foliage. Not very well known, although it is a very handsome flower. "One of Terry's best."— Thurlow. "Slow of propagation and an unsatisfactory variety from growers' standpoint."—Little. "A very fine and satisfactory variety with me."—Fewkes. "Large, compact flower. Rather dwarf plant but sturdy in growth."—Boyd.

1976-K:090 (Terry, 1901) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Dwarf. Not notably fragrant. Light rose-pink, a little paler in the collar and lightly marked crimson in the center. Very free-flowering; stiff stems. Good foliage. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - Pink

1928 - Light rose-pink, a little paler in the collar and lightly marked with crimson in the center

1976 - Light rose-pink, a little paler in the collar and lightly marked with crimson in the center

Scent - Historical:

1916 - Fragrance X

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

 

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History of the Garden

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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