Cultivar: Adelaide E. Hollis

 
Adelaide E. Hollis
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.4

1916-Farr:33 Large, compact, globular, crown. Uniform rose-white (8), changing to pure white. Fragrance XX. A pleasing color. Tall, strong, free bloomer. Extra fine. Midseason. Not for sale... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1907
Breeder: Hollis
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: white
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
13589 Nichols Arboretum yes January 1, 2011
13590 Nichols Arboretum yes January 1, 2011

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13589 Nichols Arboretum
13590 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:33 Large, compact, globular, crown. Uniform rose-white (8), changing to pure white. Fragrance XX. A pleasing color. Tall, strong, free bloomer. Extra fine. Midseason. Not for sale.

1920-B010:15 White with a blush centre, full double, large and fine, extra. $10.00. (Catalogue of 1907). Described in Cornell Bulletin 306, p. 87. Symposium 1919, three votes; one 8, two 7's. Average 7.4. Sold by: 8 (three for sale), 10, 14, 16, 22, 49. Grown by: 4, 6, 12, 20, 23, 32, 35, 38, 43, 44, 50.

Historical Color:

1916 - Uniform rose-white (8), changing to pure white

1920 - White with a blush centre

Scent - Historical:

Not fragrant

Historic information about this cultivar includes published information courtesy of the American Peony Society.

 

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In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
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