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Suzanne Riviere

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Cultivar
Suzanne Riviere
Originator
Smithers
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1994

tree peony. Parentage, Japanese tree peony, a self-sown seedling. First bloomed 1988. Pure white double, no flare, of good substance, stamens, white capsule, pollen and seeds. No fragrance. The stem strength is very stout, rather short growth, freely branching, a vigorous plant. No red line on leaf petiole. Grows to four feet in height and blooms midseason. Probably pollinated by Godaishu or one of the several Japanese white doubles. The flower has an unusual V-shaped form and very prominent pale green petioles. A good ornamental plant when in full bloom. Seedling # 31358.

Reference: 1994-290:15