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.
  • (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.
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    (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.
  • (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.
  • (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.  
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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.
  • (Roy G. Klehm 1998) The large rounded guard petals surround a ball form of loosened white petals with a soft touch of creamy pink to the buds and opening flower; reliable bloomer with a lovely fragrance; height to 32 inches; strong stems usually don’t need support; excellent cut flowers.
  • Sweet 16

    $24.00
    (Roy G. Klehm) Creamy blend of ivory white and soft pink petals form a center ball surrounded by wide soft pink guard petals; height to 28 inches; excellent cut flower with a light pleasing scent.
    Available in pots at the nursery.    
  • (Saunders 1993) A single white, about 4.5 inches, with a brush of magenta pink on the petals and at the edges; dark green foliage on stems that get from 20 to 24 inches in height; a vigorous, rare seedling of Halcyon and is a much superior performer; fertile both ways.
  • (Saunders/Reath 1991)This semi-double hybrid came to us as seedling 16350F2 many years before we learned it had been named; it is a tall plant (36" to 40") with wide leaves and produces large and lavish pale pink flowers that are so full they look almost double; it's fertile both ways and produces heavy seed pods.
  • (Roy Klehm 2000) Large cream to blush double with an intriguing center of somewhat crumpled petals; two to four buds per stem, which reach 30 inches in height; pink buds and then enticingly fragrant blooms show from mid to late season.
  • (Roy Klehm 1986) Superb creamy white double with flowers 8 inches wide on a short plant about 28 inches tall; an abundance of blooms in the mid to late seasons with a moderate spicy fragrance; layers of billowing petals comparable to Moonstone and Moon River.
  • Denise

    $28.00
    (Lemoine 1924) Large, full double of blush to white, or totally blush with red flecking; the petals are neatly layered giving the large flower definition ; among Lemoine’s best and most reliable; height to 30"; exceptional old rose fragrance.
  • (Roy Pherson/ Seidl 1989) Early double blush to white that starts off with some greenish tints; thick stems need no support; slow growing.