Pink / Purple

//Pink / Purple
  • Pageant

    (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.
  • Renato

    (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.
  • (Roy G. Klehm 1984) Luscious soft pink and cream double bomb with two rows of pink guard petals; three to five buds per stem with good stem strength; long lasting spectacular blooms with a slight fragrance.
    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.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Schaffe

    (Krekler 1965) Large lavender pink Imperial so full it appears double; the color in our climate is close to true lavender; reliable and prolific bloomer in any weather; superb fragrance; tidy, medium plant, one of the best and brightest, and one of the easiest to grow in our climate.
  • (Klehm 1952) Deep pink double with a lustrous sheen; a very desirable rose form peony with sturdy stems and a rich, rose-like fragrance; makes an excellent cut flower; stems are strong, but large flowers are heavy, so plan on staking.
  • Tecumseh

    (Dr. White 1954) A double row of fluffy shell pink guard petals is topped with a scoop of butter yellow staminodes out of which bloom more shell pink petaloids, these with a touch of red at the edges; an exotic and lovely Imperial for the garden or for cuts; about 30" tall.
  • (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.
  • (Van der Valk 1953) A vigorous, prolific and reliable performer even in adverse weather conditions; deep pink, notably fragrant, with ruffled petals fades to lighter pink at the edges as the bloom matures; many side buds extend the blooming period; large glossy foliage with height to 30-32 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Susie Q

    (Klehm) A delight in the front of the border or wherever you need a touch of lovely; large rose-form double is a strong and vivid medium pink; plant is about 24 inches tall; lightly fragrant.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
    (Sass 1937) Large single flowers of bright, satiny pink with a full center of yellow stamens; an excellent and robust variety for those who like the grace and elegance of single flowers; height to about 36"; strong stems need no staking.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (North Caucasian Mountian Region) This variety from Eastern Europe has reached 42 inches tall by 46 inches wide in our garden; the blooms are held high above the foliage and the heavy substance deep rose petals are spectacularly edged silvery white; a magnificent peony that commands attention and in full sun stands upright without staking; hefty roots field grown here 5 to 6 years; rarely available.
  • (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.  
  • (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.
    (G.C. Klehm 1968) Classic rose form double cherished for both its size and beauty; luscious medium pink with glowing tints of salmon sings out loud in the garden or in a vase; vigorous grower and abundant bloomer; 36 inches tall.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Do Tell

    (Auten 1946) Light pink anemone flower is flecked with contrasting petals of orchid pink to red to red purple; medium plant height and medium size blooms; popular as a cut flower.
  • La Perle

    (Crousse 1866) Globular shaped double with pale lavender pink guard petals and collar; slightly darker center petals are edged red; intensely scented; the blooms, which pale to an almost translucent blush as they mature, seem to last a long time on the plant; medium height about 32 inches; strong stems.
  • (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.
  • Cytherea

    (Saunders 1953) A sister seedling to 'Ludovica', this is another of Saunders' great pinks; wide cup-shaped petals of vivid salmon to cherry-rose; blooms are usually formed tightly, but warmth either outdoors or in the house opens them to expose the golden stamens; lavish cut flowers.
  • (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.
  • (Klehm, before 1975) Soft cameo pink double bomb with flaring guard petals; some of the petals have deeper pink highlights and hairline red edges; about 32 inches tall; pleasant fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Rivière 1924) Big lilac pink anemone blooms are nestled in a cup of wide guard petals;  etched with soft pink veining and edged with a silvery sheen; excellent cuts from a prolific bloomer; height to 35 inches.
    (Rivière 1908) A voluptuous and distinctive mass of petaloids in the center go from pale pink to lemon yellow within a surrounding row of pale translucent pink guard petals; strong erect stems to 36 inches hold the 5 inch flowers well above the foliage; a great old French peony still young and beautiful.