Peony Registry

Washington

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Cultivar
Washington
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1850

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, 1850. Donated by Dessert. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom bomb. Form of bloom flat, medium compact. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 1 (155) tyrian rose; collar lighter than guards; tinted cream at the base; center 1 (154) violet rose and silver tipped, clear. Yellowish carpels, pink stigmas. Same color as “General Bertrand” but more silver tipped. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, strong, red. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, dark green, medium size; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:113