Peony Registry

Cultivar
Irma
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1859

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Crousse, 1859. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom globular, compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) violet rose 3 (154); guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; secondary staminodes absent. A few cream yellow, small petals at the center. Fragrance lacking. Blooming time late. Very large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong. Stem medium long, very strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters. Foliage well furnished, light green, coarse; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:147