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Adrienne Clarkson

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Cultivar
Adrienne Clarkson
Originator
Ménard / D’Aoust
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2003
Country
Canada

Submitted for registration by the Canadian Peony Society. Originated by Maurice Ménard, Laval, QC, Canada. Propagated by Lindsay D’Aoust, Hudson Hts., QC, Canada. Seedling #MM93-1. Parentage unknown. Single herbaceous tetraploid hybrid. Flowers are pale yellow fading to cream with raspberry-pink flares. Stigma and filaments mid-pink. Has pollen and seeds, fertile. One bud per stem, occasionally more. Strong stems to 48 inches, foliage mid-green and dense. Blooms early, slightly ahead of ’Red Charm’. Named for Canada’s 26th Governor General.

Reference: 2004-331:148