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  1. Peony Award Mystery

    Cross-posted from the Matthaei-Nichols Garboretum Gab blog

     

    There's nothing like a good local mystery. Your help is needed with these two black-and-white photographs from the Ann Arbor Flower Show held in the mid...

    April 11, 2013

  2. Post-Winter Growth Spurt Sparks Mega-staking Effort in Peony Garden

    By student guest blogger Joel Klann

    This year, for the first time in more than 80 years, every peony plant in Nichols Arboretum’s famed peony garden has been staked with bamboo reeds and biodegradable jute twine in order to provide pillars for support during what has turned out to be a period of bursting growth.

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    May 30, 2014

  3. Solfatare

    No information

    February 9, 2016

  4. Umbellata rosea

    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...

    February 9, 2016

  5. Reine Hortense

    1916-Farr:29 Syn. Pres. Taft. Very large, flat, compact, semi-rose type. Uniform hydrangea-pink, 2(132), color minutely splashed on a white background, center prominently flecked crimson. Fragrance X. Very tall, long, stiff stems. Midseason. $2.

    1918-B006-I:21

    1921-B014:19 Symposium II rating: 8.7

    1923-SPN:350 syn....

    February 9, 2016

  6. Princess Mathilde

    Discarded

    February 9, 2016

  7. Prince of Darkness

    No information

    February 9, 2016

  8. Nike

    1916-Farr:23 Large, flat, semi-rose type. Pure white, with a ring of yellow stamens around a tuft of center petals, tipped carmine. Medium tall, splendid grower, free bloomer. Late. One of the best white varieties. 75 cts.

    1918-B006-I:06 1921-B014:10 Symposium II rating: 8.1

    1923-SPN:345 1928-B:28 Double. 8.1 (Sym. 1921). Syn.,...

    February 9, 2016

  9. Nanette

    1928-B:47 Double. White. Not yet in general commerce.

    1933-Sup:07 Double. 8.86 (Sym. 1933).

    1935-B060:12 8.86. Lacti. Double. Midseason. Blush. A loosely built pale pink that fades white, of large size and beautiful form, carried on medium height stems of good strength, this flower possesses a beauty and charm that few lovers of...

    February 9, 2016

  10. Modeste Guerin

    No information

    February 9, 2016

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