Peony Registry

Cultivar
Nico
Originator
Kelway
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Kelway. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom globular, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 4 (155) tyrian rose; guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; bloom silver tipped. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Very large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, tall, open. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, light green, medium size; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium. REMARKS — This variety was originally cataloged by Kelway as a single variety, but seems to be gradually doubling under cultivation.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:086