Peony Registry

Nigricans

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Cultivar
Nigricans
Originator
Origin unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Species — P. albiflora. Origin unknown. Donated by Farr. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) dark crimson; uniform color throughout 5 (168); center clear. Very deep, rich color. Fragrance unpleasant X. Blooming time mid-season to late. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium height, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong; red. Blooming habit irregular. Buds borne in clusters. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium size; veins vivid red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:130