Cultivar: Archie Brand

 
Archie Brand
Acquired: 1924 |  APS Rating: 7.5

1916-Farr:33 Immense, compact, bomb type, with broad drooping guard petals. Uniform shell-pink, with silvery border. Considered by Mr. Brand as one of his best. Awarded first prize by the... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1913
Breeder: Brand
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
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
13613 Nichols Arboretum yes
13614 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort descending Found At
13613 Nichols Arboretum
13614 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1916-Farr:33 Immense, compact, bomb type, with broad drooping guard petals. Uniform shell-pink, with silvery border. Considered by Mr. Brand as one of his best. Awarded first prize by the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. Midseason. $10.

1918-B006-I:03

1921-B014:08 Symposium II rating: 7.5.

1923-SPN:344

1928-B:24 Double. 7.5 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

1953-B130:29 7.5. D. M. Sea shell pink. Fragrant. Named for Mr. Brand. Never proved to be a, good one.

1976-K:005 Double - Sea Shell Pink - Midseason. Fragrant. Large, round, full rose-type blossoms. Named for Mr. Brand. Manual & List in Bulletin 130.

1976-K:127 Double, pink.

Historical Color:

1916 - Uniform shell-pink, with silvery border.

1928 - Pink.

1953 - Sea shell pink.

1976 - Sea Shell Pink.

1976 - Pink.

Scent - Historical:

Fragrant

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

 

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