Blush

  • Rare and choice; large rose form blush starts with a pale pink cast and fades to white, while crown retains light pink; center petals are edged with crimson; an incomparable classic beauty with fragrance to match; height to 36 inches; robust grower and prolific bloomer.
  • (Hoogendorn Holland 1949) Double blossoms get to 8 inches wide; buds have a pink glow, but when open the large blooms are basically creamy white with a vivid old rose pink cast to some of the petals; side blooms extend the season;  a spectacular garden plant that stands up to weather.    
  • (Van der Valk/ Van der Zwet 1952) Blush pink double with hairline red edges on some of its wide petals; when fully open it pales to a delicate shade of ivory pink with subtle yellow highlights deep within the bloom; lovely fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Leola Missie Bainum/Hollingsworth 1994)  Large, fully double  exhibition quality blooms open with a blush then fade to white with a subtle hairline red edge occasionally; prolific in quantity of blooms and reliable in vigor and performance; strong stems up to 32 inches form a broad bush.
  • My Love

    $25.00
    (Hollingsworth 1992) A multitude of rounded petals form a large and lush pearlescent white double; a strong grower, fast increaser and you even get blooms on young plants; endures any weather and comes through it all smelling (mildly) like a rose; 34 inches tall.
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    (Murawska 1943) Perfectly formed blush pink double turns ivory white with a luminocity in the center;  a bouquet can scent an entire room; APS Gold Medial award in 1959.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Allison 1931) A full rose-type double with blooms that can reach 10 inches across; buds open to a delicate shade of pink, then fade to ivory white with a few crimson edges on some of the central petals; twice a Gold Medal winner; vigorous plant, reliable bloomer, stout stems to 36 inches.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Crousse 1892) This peony has some similarity to peony Sarah Bernhardt, but blooms much earlier; enormous blousy double goes from lilac to blush ivory with occasional red striping; its large size, profuse blooming and transitional colors have made it a favorite for decades, although it is rarely available in the US; exudes a strong fragrance remiscent of wild cherry blossoms; 30 inches tall; benefits from support.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
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    (Krekler 1965) Early creamy white double opens with a blush and unfurls large round twisty petals that soften its appearance; the beauty grabs your attention and draws you in; 28 inches with strong stems.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Solange

    $24.00
    (Lemoine 1907) It sometimes takes a few days for this large globular double to fully open; the pastel blooms have a rich infusion of pale salmon pink; in warm spring weather the color is likely to pale faster; unique coloration and lovely form; dark green foliage with reddish green veins.
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    (Kelway 1912) Large, flat blush ivory blooms have long shaggy petals that are peaked in the center with a relatively large hollow crown; blooms are long lasting and the many side buds make Exquisite one of the longest blooming peonies in our gardens; many find the blossoms very fragrant; strong stems, but, as they become loaded with blossoms, will need support; an English peony rarely available in the USA.
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    (Crousse 1892) Pale satiny salmon-pink to coral-pink, turning and holding a rich blush coloration that seems translucent;  globular bomb type flower with wide guard petals; the flowers are large and bloom in clusters; mild spice scented;  34 inches tall and a reliable bloomer.
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    (Brand 1937)  Blush pink buds open large cupped shaped double flowers of creamy pink, with deeper pink touches randomly appearing throughout the petals; height to 34 inches.
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    (Bernstein 1942) Huge rose type double of billowing, loose soft pink petals with the strange (for a peony) enticing scent of rose geraniums; robust plant with strong stems 32 inches tall or more; grows wide rather quickly; because several blooms per stem can get so heavy, some support is recommended.