Peony Registry

Cultivar
Clio
Originator
Peterson
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1906
Country
United States

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Peterson of Chicago. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Single, large, pink, early bloomers; good; keeps well for a single. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Single, stamens quite long and filaments golden yellow; carpels usually three, wrinkled, green and not at all hairy; stigmas delicate pink and recurved; color of petals, violet rose I (154). Size, very large. Odor neutral. Stood a week at living-room temperature. Foliage large, dark, green and vigorous, perfectly smooth, stems red and stout.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:128