Peony Registry

Cultivar
Neptune
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1905

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Dessert. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom medium compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) lilac white; guards clear; collar lighter than guards, milk white; center clear. Cream white stigmas. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Size large. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium to dark green, coarse; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:092