Peony Registry

Blanche Cire

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Cultivar
Blanche Cire
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1908

Species — P. albiflora. Origin unknown. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom medium compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) cream white; guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time early. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, medium compact. Growth medium, healthy. Stem medium long, medium strength, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, slight blight. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:088