Peony Registry

Cultivar
Buyckii
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1840

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, (1840). Donated by Dessert. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom flat, loose, Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pink and white; guards 1 (152) lilac rose, clear; center milk white, clear. Carpels greenish red, smooth; pink stigmas. Strong blooms show center flecked with crimson. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium length, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium. REMARKS — “Dr. Bretonneau” (Verdier) has been sold for the above variety, but there should be no confusion.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:106