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Paeonia officinalis L. var. albicans

See Paeonia officinalis L. for description of the species.  Paeonia officinalis albicans is listed as a white-flowered form by Johnson’s Dictionary.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Received per ‘Sovereign’ February 1831.  [MP A2948].  It was not listed in the catalogues and had probably been lost prior to 1843.


Published Jan 29, 2010 - 01:14 PM | Last updated Jan 29, 2010 - 01:16 PM

Family Paeoniaceae
Region of origin


  • Paeonia albicans Hort.
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Paeonia albicans 

Confidence level high