Cultivar: Umbellata rosea

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Umbellata rosea
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.4

1916-Farr:29 Large, informal, rose type. Guards violet-rose, 3(154), shading to an amber-white center. Strong, upright grower; free bloomer; one of the earliest. Extra for landscape and... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1895
Breeder: Dessert
Country of Origin: France
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Early

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:29 Large, informal, rose type. Guards violet-rose, 3(154), shading to an amber-white center. Strong, upright grower; free bloomer; one of the earliest. Extra for landscape and cutting. 75 cts. NOTE.—This variety was renamed by mistake to Sarah Bernhardt. Has also been sold under the name of La France, both of which names belong to distinct varieties originated by Lemoine.

Historical Color:

1916 - Guards violet-rose, 3(154), shading to an amber-white center

1928 - Rose

1976 - guard violet-rose, shading lighter

Scent - Historical:

Rose fragrance

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

 

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