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Alpine Aire

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Cultivar
Alpine Aire
Originator
Minks
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1974

Sport of Festiva Maxima. First bloomed 1971, semi-ball, floriferous, good substance. Some stamens and pollen, seeds, reliable with 1-3 buds per stem. Good stem strength, 36 inch height, midseason, excellent vigor, glossy foliage. ‘Alpine Aire’ is distinguished from other cultivars of its type by a frilling and lacing of the petal extremities. Color, alpine white with some sun glitter, commands attention in the landscape. This cultivar is a worthy addition to the peony world. Seedling # FMS 71.

Reference: 1974-213:45