Peony Registry

Cultivar
Samoset
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1907

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1907. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, medium compact to compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) rose magenta, 1 (160); guards streaked light; center clear, slightly silver tipped. This is a showy bloom. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time early to mid-season. Very large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant very erect, tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, red. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, coarse; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value extra good. Variety as a whole good. REMARKS — This is a very promising variety.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:131