Peony Registry

Cultivar
Ariadne
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1977

First bloomed 1974. Parentage. Generation—BC-3; BC-2 x J-8 (Impomon). Peach with red fringes around the edges. Semi-double. The inner petals are ruffled and pointed, the outer petals are round and well formed. The strain is ¾ Moutan, ¼ Lutea. Good stem strength, good substance, no pollen or seeds. Fragrant. Reliable. Named for Greek mythology: Daughter of King Minos who helped Theseus. Seedling # D-304.

Reference: 1977-224:20