• Charm

    (Franklin 1931) Dark and lustrous black mahogany red Imperial with a wide center tuff of same color staminodes that have bright gold tips; a difficult color to capture exactly in a photograph, but a rich and luscious shade that's perfect in a bouquet with pinks and creams; height to 34 inches.
  • (Anderson)  Single to semi-double bloom opening a cherry red then to orange and later yellow. 28" tall.  Will show flowers in 3 colors at one time on a plant. Excellent plant habit makes for a good garden plant.
  • Kansas

    (Bigger 1940) A legendary peony with large blooms 8 inches or more on strong stems up to 36 inches in height; vigorous, floriferous and easy to grow; APS Gold Medal winner, 1957; deep reddish pink; needs support.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Murawska 1964) A dark black red Japanese with gleaming dark guard petals surrounding a black red center of staminodes edged with gold; cream tipped carpels; strong grower, stiff stems.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Auten 1927) Deep garnet red predominates this Japanese variety with contrasting petaloids tinged in yellow; stands tall at 32 inches without support; mature plants provide an abundance of blooms excellent in bouquets.

    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Bigger 1975) An APS Gold Medal winner in 2012, this 30 inch single dark red brings a cheerful beacon to your garden; plant a threesome for a bigger bouquet.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • America

    (Rudolph/Roy Klehm 1976) Magnificent glowing red single is big, showy and slightly ruffled, with golden centers and a mild fragrance; a mature plant is loaded with blossoms that stand high above the foliage; excellent stature, needs no support.    
  • Big Ben

    (Auten 1943) Rich dark purplish red double with wide guard petals; blooms have heavy substance and intense fragrance; plant height to 48 inches, so even with its stiff stems will likely need staking.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Mains 1956) Very dark maroon semi-double; large flowers with heavy substance; the combination of large outer petals surrounding narrow center petals add depth to the bloom and often makes the flower look fully double; plant height 30 inches or more here.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Glasscock 1951) Bright red single, an APS Gold Medal winner decades ago, is still considered one of the best reds; large tuft of red stamens edged in gold; an abundance of blooms for a long period of time; medium height, strong stems need no staking; fragrance mild to none.
  • (Anderson 1981) White double with red striping in pleasing peppermint candy combination; a tall vigorous plant that looks good and blooms well even the most difficult seasons; height 36 to 38 inches; long strong stems each topped with medium size flowers; superb cut flower.  
  • (Krekler/Roy Klehm 1994) Large cupped blossoms like Coral Charm, only bright cherry red; reliable bloomer; good substance and very strong stems to 32 inches in height; no staking.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Krekler 1962) Deep pink double with a bit of silver edging on the tips of petals, an effect that makes the peony really stand out in the garden; some golden stamens show through the petals.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Krekler 1975) Medium size double bomb flowers of deep scarlet red on a plant no more than 24 inches in height; a cheerful bright red for the front of a border or an entire border.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Bockstoce 1955) An enormous dinner plate size scarlet red double on tall stems up to 40 inches in height; the petals are heavy substance with a deep, dark sheen; grow in full sun and plant to stake; nothing short of awesome when in bloom, but not a heavy bloomer.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Doriat 1924) A lovely globe of loose petals is surrounded by large guard petals the same color; a deep rich crimson with touch of brown; excellent in the garden and as a cut flower; mild fragrance.
  • (Holland) Lustrous black red double sometimes flecked with golden stamens; very large rose form flowers; noted as an improved M. Martin Cahuzac, which had been known as the darkest peony; in the morning the petals seem to have a black sheen over the deep maroon; handsome foliage turns red in the fall; stiff stems; superb cut flower.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Glasscock 1944) Gigantic double bomb piled high with a mass of red petals framed with a fan of wide red guard petals; old rose fragrance with a hint of cloves; the many blooms a mature plant show off deep, dark glossy pure red, then as the blooms past peak, a slightly purple cast comes on; probably the most popular peony.  Hefty roots in large pots.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
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