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  • (Brand 1964) A very large plant with very large flowers up to 8 inches; one of the most striking Japanese types because of its strong rose pink color and commanding stature; plant height about 4 feet; the pink staminodes in the center are tipped with gold; often tufts of pink appear out of the center; excellent as a garden plant and awesome for a multitude of cut flowers.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Largo

    $18.00
    (Vories 1929) Superb, wide-spreading Japanese variety with large showy blooms; height to 38 inches with width at about 5 ft.; wide blue pink petals surround a simple center of golden yellow staminodes; strong stems; dark green foliage; slight fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Bigger 1979) Tall pastel lavender Japanese with same color staminodes edged with yellow; white to green carpels; a lovely shade to contrast with the darker colors in your peony bouquet; strong stems to 36 inches need no staking; the cuts lend an exotic, airy look to a bouquet.
  • (Laning 1993) An astonishing double peony that goes from green to yellow to pink; appearance is variable from bloom to bloom; sometimes one flower can be divided into equal sections of green, yellow and pink; closely packed petals are ruffled and furled and form a full tight double within a cup of outer petals; sometimes the first bloom on a plant looks like this peony doesn't have a plan, but hold on, the show is amazing; foliage is rich green and stems reach 26 to 30 inches.
  • (Dessert-Doriat 1927) Madam has a large, double flower in a bright, rich medium shade of pink; a short peony, only 26 inches, that sits splendidly in the front of the border.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Mains 1956) Deep pink double formed with densely packed petals; large, exhibition type flowers; height to 34 inches; excellent cut flower.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roelof Arendsveen van der Mer 1928) A sumptuous silvery rose pink double with large, overlapping petals and sweet fragrance; some yellow stamens glow from within; foliage has good autumn color; height about 36 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Crousse 1888) This was probably one of the peonies in grandma's garden; huge light rose pink double bomb--a garden classic and still a show stopper; very large flower on stems that reach 40 inches, so staking is necessary, but it's a peony hard to beat for  a multitude of cut flowers every season;  and with a mild scent of old roses.  
  • (Anderson 1999) (Intersectional) One of the most striking of its category; outstanding single to semi-double flowers are deep lavender pink with unusual and variable white and fuchsia striping; dark flares in the center surround green carpels tipped red; striking in the garden and gorgeous in bouquets; floriferous; stands at 28 inches tall.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Franklin 1932) A peony legend--soft shell pink double infused with cream; many flowers on each stem; a perfect pink to grace your garden with billowing flowers and lovely fragrance; Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt has been an American Peony Society Gold Medal winner.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Calot 1867 aka Fleur de Pêcher ) Exquisite peachy pastel double with wide pale guard petals; all turns to pale parchment ivory as the bloom fades; a gorgeous, ethereal flower blessed with a heady sweet fragrance; perfect manners, too; strong stems, short height (about 32 inches) and attractive foliage crowned by well formed, medium size flowers.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Neon

    $30.00
    (Nicholls 1941) Large lavender rose pink Imperial with a center of elongated, serrated staminodes edged in a fortune of bright shiny gold; a few pink petaloids can also emerge from the center; strong stems to 36 inches, has side buds; usually stands without support; excellent for jaw-dropping cut flowers; fragrance faint.
  • (Roger Anderson) (Intersectional)  The best looking pink so far in its category, with no mauve tendencies to mute the rich coral pink coloration; six-inch flowers of heavy substance open with deep rose edges, like a picotee rose bud, then meld to rich rose pink with an interior glow.
  • Brilliant double pink, an antique variety that has been found in European gardens since 1700's; blooms have a slightly silver cast; good foliage form a tidy mound 24 to 30 inches tall.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Pageant

    $30.00
    (Saunders 1941) This 4-ft. tall giant, with width matching height, has huge single medium-pink blooms splashed with long gold stamens; a spectacular show early in May.
  • (Fay 1968) A lustrous crimson pink semi-double with a neon glow that lights up the garden early in the season; plant grows to 35 inches tall.
  • (Sass 1937)  Large blossoms of sparkling bright cerise rose borne on strong, upright stems; full bomb type double; medium height; blooms late midseason and into the late.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Carl G. Klehm 1968) Large double bomb of cream with a big dollop of raspberry on top; first year blossoms are pale or even all white, but as the plant matures, the colors intensify; delightful fragrance; height about 36 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Renato

    $20.00
    (Murawska 1949) A much improved Felix Crousse, re-born, as the name says, fuller and larger; deep rich glowing reddish purple pink double; one of the favorites here; admired for its vibrant beauty, the multitudes of flowers and plant vigor; superb cut flower with stems 30-32 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Reath 1979) Vivid salmon pink semi-double; keeps its color in our cooler climate, but may fade to a creamy sheen in prolonged hot sunshine; a seedling of 'Paula Fay' x 'Moonrise' that itself sets seeds; slow to propagate and very limited.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Lemoine 1906) A favorite pink double--rich rose, edged a little lighter to silvery pink at the petal edges; a few petals show crimson edges; the plants are very robust and floriferous.  
  • (Bigger 1940) Large double dark pink flowers, packed with petals; strong stems to 36 inches in height; prolific grower and bloomer that thrives with little care; long lasting cut flowers.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Sorbet

    $22.00
    (South Korea/ Luc Klinkhamer 1987) Sorbet was discovered near the North Korean border and used thereabouts only for its roots, until introduced in Europe and the U.S., were its now among the most popular peonies; the 5-inch flowers have creamy white petals between top and bottom layers of strawberry and raspberry; neat plant 3 ft. tall stand up well to any weather and provide cut flowers that last.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Spiffy

    $26.00
    (Krekler-Roy. G. Klehm  1999) Brilliant fuchsia-rose petals fan around a ball of soft pink, cream and fuchsia-rose petaloids; 28 inches tall, each bloom is a little different from the other and all together, awesome!
    Available also in pots at the nursery.  
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