Peony Registry

Cultivar
Witch
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1908

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1908. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom Japanese. Form of bloom globular, loose. Differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 1 (155) tyrian rose; guards have light streaks; center same color as guards. Hairy, green carpels, white stigmas. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant erect, medium tall, medium compact to compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long, medium strong to weak, red. Blooming habit medium. Lateral buds undeveloped, blight. Foliage well furnished, dark green, fine; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor. REMARKS — Not an attractive bloom.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:077