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  1. How many species of peonies are there in the wild? How many cultivars in gardens?

    The current scientific review by Dr. Hong recognizes 54 species in the wild. His most recent review in English is Peonies of the world: taxonomy and phytogeography, published by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in 2010. The number of species found in the wild is quite different from the number of cultivars (human selections) found in...

    December 4, 2012

  2. Edith Lyttleton

    1928-B:30 Double. Pink.

    1976-K:023 Double - Pink - M.

    February 9, 2016

  3. H.F. Reddick

    No information

    February 9, 2016

  4. Peony Ambassador Volunteer Training

    Learn more about the largest public collection of heirloom herbaceous peony cultivars in North America. Ambassadors greet and guide visitors to points of interest in the peony garden during peak bloom time. The training session includes an overview of the peony collection history, horticultural basics and tips for working with the public....

    April 1, 2016

  5. Peony Organizations and Links

    These links are based on activities of the Peony Garden Initiative or contain information of interest to our readers. Their listing is not an endorsement by the University of Michigan.

     

    Peony Societies - North...

    April 11, 2017

  6. Recent Additions

     

    We have space for historic cultivars in both the main herbaceous beds as well as in the long-desired tree peony collection between the herbaceous beds and Laurel Ridge trail.
    • In 2011 several missing historic cultivars were donated to us from the original estate of Mr. Upjohn (currently a property of Michigan State...

    October 22, 2012

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    February 5, 2016

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    February 5, 2016

  9. 13626

    February 5, 2016

  10. 13641

    February 5, 2016

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