Peony Registry

Virginie

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Cultivar
Virginie
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1858

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Calot in 1858. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Semi-double, pale lilac rose, midseason, good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Semi-double type, guards large and fairly well differentiated; a ring of pollen-bearing stamens plainly visible just above guards; next to these is a ring of tall carpelodes and a secondary flower in center. Not very distinctive and a very common type. Color pale lilac rose 1(178), with collar a little lighter. Size large. Odor pleasant. Foliage large and vigorous, dark green, smooth, stems usually purple.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:137