'Bismark' peony References
Magazine (Nov 1911) Page(s) 127.
Species— P. albiflora.
Donated by Charlton.
Description of bloom — Type of bloom semi-double. Form of bloom fiat, loose. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) magenta 4 (182); guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear; secondary staminodes absent. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Large size.
Description of plant— Habit of plant erect, tall, medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, medium strong, red. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage poorly furnished, medium to light green, fine ; veins red.
Commercial value—For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole poor.
Remarks — Absolute identity is not established.