Peony Registry

La Coquette

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Cultivar
La Coquette
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1861

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Guerin in 1861. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Full double, deep pink, midseason, very good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Rose, well differentiated; staminodes packed into flat-topped ball about one inch wide; carpelodes in a compact mass in center, almost wholly transformed, a few crimson flecks; color of guards, solferino red 1(157), staminodes about same color but variable, some lighter. Size large. Odor pleasant XX. Foliage vigorous, very large wide leaflets, dark green, quite hairy below for a Chinese peony.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:143