Peony Registry

Snow Wheel

Back to Registry
Cultivar
Snow Wheel
Originator
unknown
Group
Lactiflora
Date

Japanese type; large; midseason. Regular, cupped guards of pure white, slightly fluted at base; rather small, deep yellow center; staminodes shaded with golden buff; carpels pale yellow-green with rose-pink tips and kernels at base; strong, unpleasant odor. Dwarf; stocky; floriferous; stiff stems. Large, crinkled foliage. Handsome, regular flowers, but smaller than many of its type, although the petals have remarkable substance. The center blackens very quickly in damp weather.

Reference: 1928-B-d:143