Paeonia 'Mons. Martin Cahuzac'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [species cultivar] – [lactiflora]



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Peonies, The Manual of the American Peony Society, edited by James Boyd © 1928 American Peony Society: [Descriptive List of Chinese Peonies]:

MONS. MARTIN CAHUZAC. me-sye-mar-t/n-ca-u-zac' (Dessert, 1899.) 8.8.

Double type; large; early midseason. Maroon-crimson, with a silky, black luster; not fragrant. Medium height; free-flowering; erect, stiff stems.

Often said to be the darkest peony. It is frequently loosely formed, with straggly petals mixed with many stamens. When good it is a very full, high-globular flower of much distinction,

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MONS. MARTIN CAHUZAC (Dessert, 1899) - Double - Red - Early Midseason. Medium height. No fragrance. Large. Maroon-crimson, with a silky, black luster. Free-flowering; erect, stiff stems. Often said to be the darkest peony. It is frequently loosely formed, with many stamens. When good it is very full high-globular flower of much distinction. M.

MONS. MARTIN CAHUZAC (Dessert) If you wish the darkest red Peony grown, order this one. Flowers medium to large, semi-rose type, with stamens. Color a deep maroon-red. It often comes semi-double until plants are well established. The plant is medium tall with strong, sturdy upright stems. It comes into bloom early mid-season and is a striking landscape variety.

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Rivière 1995:

'M. Martin Cahuzac' /Dessert & Méchin/1900


Mons Martin Cahuzac - darkest in my field, double, midseason, medium height, low fragrance. Late midseason.

Mons. Martin Cahuzac (Dessert 1899), dark maroon-crimson with blackish sheen; a fine colour. Incurved semi-rose type, showing gold anthers. Striking landscape variety. Medium size. ff.eml.ac.


MONS MARTIN CAHUZAC (Dessert, France, 1899) Dark lustrous red double, midseason. Another old variety which has stood the test of time. Blooms tend to be somewhat variable, and sometimes have yellow stamens showing

Mons. Martin Cahuzac, [ P. sinensis c) Gefüllt und halbgefüllt blühende Pracht-Pfingstrosen 1. Grundton rot] schwarz-braunrot, sp.

Mr. Martin Cahuzac, [Paeonia sinensis Gefülltblühende Sorten:] tiefblutrot mit metallisch glänzendem Schatten

'Monsieur Martin Cahusac' (Dessert-Doriat 1924) : flr. double rouge pourpré foncé, 1m, mi-saison.

M.S. Uspenskaja 2003:

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Tartu Ülikooli Botaanikaaed (THE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU) INDEX PLANTARUM : Paeonia 'Mons. Martin Cahuzac' Dessert 1899

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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