Peony Registry

Prince Albert

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Cultivar
Prince Albert
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1904

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1904. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom Japanese. Form of bloom flat, medium compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 1 (155) tyrian rose; guards clear; center clear; center pale pink with yellow remnants. Carpels pale green, pinkish white stigmas. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time late. Small to very small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, dwarf, compact. Growth medium strong, diseased. Stem short, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit shy. Buds borne in clusters, blight. Foliage well furnished, dark green, medium size; veins green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole worthless.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:077