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'Sarah Bernhardt' peony Description
'Sarah Bernhardt' peony photo
Photo courtesy of HonzaPM
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by Victor Lemoine (France, 1896).
Class:
Hybrid lactiflora.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double, rose bloom form.  Late.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Different opinions on breeding year (see References). A peony 'Sarah Bernhardt' was introduced by Kelway in 1896. Lemoine's Version is usually dated 1906.
'Umbellata rosea' seems to have been sold as 'Sarah Bernhardt' too.- see References.
 
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