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Peony Forms / Double

Alsace Lorraine

    Quick Facts

  • Common name: Alsace Lorraine
  • Cultivar group: Lactiflora
  • Season: Late Midseason
  • Color: White
  • Year introduced: 1906
  • Year acquired: 1924
  • Country of origin: France

Alsace Lorraine

  • 1916-Farr:36 Very large flat, semi-rose type. Petals arranged like a water-lily. Cream-white, 1(10), deepening to pale yellow, distinct and beautiful. Tall, vigorous, free bloomer. Late. Extra. $3.
  • 1918-B006-I:03
  • 1921-B014:07 Symposium II rating: 8.8.
  • 1923-SPN:343
  • 1928-B:24 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1921). Creamy white.
  • 1928-B-d:080 Double type; large; late midseason. Petals rounded and cupped at the tips, not pointed, of waxy texture, symmetrically arranged in circular form, pure white, tinted with cream and buff in the center; strong, bitter fragrance. Medium height; floriferous; stems willowy. Foliage scant and clean. A peony of fine form and unusual color, excellent growth and blooming qualities. “A free bloomer on healthy plants.”—Little. “I should call it medium size rather than large.”—Thurlow. “Not as good a grower as many others but a beautiful flower. Inclined to sprawl. Odor unpleasant.”—Boyd.
  • 1976-K:003 Double – White – Late Midseason. Medium height. Strong, bitter fragrance. Pure white, tinted with cream and buff. Large. Petals of a waxy texture, very symmetrically arranged in circular form. Very attractive, and makes a splendid landscape subject. Floriferous; stems willowy. Foliage scant and clean. A peony of fine form and unusual color, excellent growth and blooming qualities.

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There are many ways to engage with the Peony Garden. An important step is to visit, enjoy, and spread the word. Word-of-mouth is our favorite way to make new friends. Once you’re here, we hope the peonies will enchant you. Come join the fun!

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    Quick Facts

  • Common name: Alsace Lorraine
  • Cultivar group: Lactiflora
  • Season: Late Midseason
  • Color: White
  • Year introduced: 1906
  • Year acquired: 1924
  • Country of origin: France
  • 1916-Farr:36 Very large flat, semi-rose type. Petals arranged like a water-lily. Cream-white, 1(10), deepening to pale yellow, distinct and beautiful. Tall, vigorous, free bloomer. Late. Extra. $3.
  • 1918-B006-I:03
  • 1921-B014:07 Symposium II rating: 8.8.
  • 1923-SPN:343
  • 1928-B:24 Double. 8.8 (Sym. 1921). Creamy white.
  • 1928-B-d:080 Double type; large; late midseason. Petals rounded and cupped at the tips, not pointed, of waxy texture, symmetrically arranged in circular form, pure white, tinted with cream and buff in the center; strong, bitter fragrance. Medium height; floriferous; stems willowy. Foliage scant and clean. A peony of fine form and unusual color, excellent growth and blooming qualities. “A free bloomer on healthy plants.”—Little. “I should call it medium size rather than large.”—Thurlow. “Not as good a grower as many others but a beautiful flower. Inclined to sprawl. Odor unpleasant.”—Boyd.
  • 1976-K:003 Double – White – Late Midseason. Medium height. Strong, bitter fragrance. Pure white, tinted with cream and buff. Large. Petals of a waxy texture, very symmetrically arranged in circular form. Very attractive, and makes a splendid landscape subject. Floriferous; stems willowy. Foliage scant and clean. A peony of fine form and unusual color, excellent growth and blooming qualities.

Get Involved

There are many ways to engage with the Peony Garden. An important step is to visit, enjoy, and spread the word. Word-of-mouth is our favorite way to make new friends. Once you’re here, we hope the peonies will enchant you.

Come join the fun! Find out how you can help grow and protect this world-class garden's past, present, and future.

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