'Christopher Archard' peony References
Magazine (Nov 1911) Page(s) 96.
Species— P. albiflora.
Donated by Rosenfield
Description of bloom—Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom globular, medium compact. Differentiated. Nearly transformed. Color (total effect) mauve rose 1 (153); guards clear; collar milk white, lighter than guards; center same color as guards, flecked with crimson. Some weak blooms are typical bomb. Fragrance pleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Size medium to large.
Description of plant—Habit of plant medium erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, light green, fine ; veins green.
Commercial value — For cut bloom good ; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.
Book (Apr 1907) Page(s) 26.
171. ARCHARD, CHRISTOPHE ; P
(1) Cornell Plots Ncs 65, 66.
Book (Apr 1907) Page(s) 14.
20. ACHARD CHRISTOPHE; P
(1) 1898, Storrs & Harrison Cat. p. 12 4.