Peony Registry

Cultivar
Jeannot
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1918

Double type; large; late. Pale rose-pink, deepening to old-rose in center, with a distinct overcast of pale violet; faintly fragrant. Medium height; free-flowering; wiry stems. Good foliage. Technically rose-form but globular in shape, of smooth, waxy substance, with a greenish tint at the base of most petals. Excellent for garden decoration. “Remarkably fine show bloom.”—Fewkes. “Exquisite and delicate in color.”—Mrs. Edward Harding. “A flower of much distinction and great beauty.”—Boyd.

Reference: 1928-B-d:105