Peony Registry

Glory of Somerset

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Cultivar
Glory of Somerset
Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1887

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Kelway. Donated by Cottage Gardens Company. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb, informal. Form of bloom flat, loose. Color (total effect) 3 (154) violet rose; guards clear; collar cream white, lighter than guards; center clear cream white and mixed with petals same color as guards. Carpels green with red stigmas. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, medium green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:108