Peony Registry

Cultivar
Jupiter
Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Kelway. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom single. Color (total effect) rosy magenta 3 (160); guards clear. One of the most attractive single blooms of this color. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time early. Size medium to large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, red. Blooming habit very free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, medium size to fine; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value extra good. Variety as a whole extra good. REMARKS — Light green foliage distinguishes if from all other red singles. One of the best. Distinct from “Jupiter” (Calot, 1867).

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:072