(Nicholls 1941) Distinctive glowing deep red Japanese with center staminodes, while tipped gold, are the same color as the petals; abundant bloom are large on tall stems 36 inches or more, but stems stand erect without support.
  • (Wild 1962) A huge dark ruby red bomb type flower with loose, billowing petals that have somewhat of a ragged edge; an unusual look for so big a flower; strong stems and good foliage; photo shows 3 flowers on a stem.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Bigger 1961) Large fluffy white double has loose petals with blushing pink tints and vivid random splashes of red that become more prominent as the blossom opens; vigorous grower about 30 inches tall.  
  • Carina

    (Saunders 1944) Large brilliant scarlet red petals form single to semi-double flowers with a small yellow center; vigorous grower, prolific bloomer makes magnificent globe shaped flowers dazzling in a vase; blooms midseason.
  • (Hollingsworth 1996) Massive buds open to large cardinal red flowers up to 9 inches in diameter when bloomed in a vase; vigorous, medium height plant with occasionally crooked stems that can easily be screened by other plants in the foreground; Grand Champion in 1998.
    (Bockstoce 1958)  Enormous ultra-full rose form blooms are a unique satiny shade of brilliant red that will command attention in any garden and, for quite a while, too, since the blooms last a long time on the plant; height 32 to 36 inches, blooms late for a hybrid; slightly fragrant; rarely available.
    (Auten 1962) Intense ruby red double, an anemone bomb, with so deep a coloration it could be taken for black; flowers are 5 inches or more on stems to 34 inches; superb cut flower and showy garden specimen; light fragrance; seeds fertile; reliable, prolific bloomer.
  • Heritage

    (Saunders 1950) Large brilliant red rose form bomb with tall, thick stems to 40 inches in height; often semi-double; wide glossy foliage; one of most magnificent of the Saunders lobata hybrids, with no purple overtones; give it room.
    (Kelway 1928) This unusual Japanese type flower is bright carmine red and virtually iridescent in its intensity; red guard petals surround a center of thin, forked staminodes with a touch of white at the tips; very prolific bloomer and fragrant; blooms midseason to late.
  • Ming Joy

    (Krekler 1978) Very desirable glossy dark red that carries a black sheen over the dark petals; loosely built 5-inch flower with a few golden stamens showing through; strong stems 30 inches tall with splendid foliage; well regarded as a cut flower.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Doriat 1935) Velvety glowing purple red double with a thin silver border around each petal; plants, about 36 inches tall, are exceptionally floriferous with vigorous growth just about anywhere in the garden; several plants together easily create a mass glowing effect to highlight an area; good for cut flowers, too.
  • (David L. Reath 1992) A brilliant orange red semi-double with large silken petals; the 3 or 4 rows of petals are ruffled and fluffy which makes the flower look more double; very fertile as a pod and pollen parent; height to 36 inches; a vigorous grower and prolific bloomer that puts on an awesome display in the early midseason; The Mackinaw Grand is a famous resort hotel in upper Michigan.
  • (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.  
  • Blaze

    (Orville W. Fay 1973) Large, fiery scarlet red with two rows of rounded petals and a center of bright sunny yellow stamens; plant height to 30 inches; vigorous grower.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Bordeaux

    (Saunders 1943) Wine red petals wrap around a large showy center of yellow-fringed stamens and wine red petaloids; reliable bloomer comes on early and spectacularly when little else is in bloom.
  • (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.  Available in  the fall.  
  • (Krekler 1963) Large vivid crimson Imperial (aka Japanese) with center of burgundy staminodes tipped with light gold; height to 30 inches with dense foliage.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (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.
  • (Auten 1941) Rich deep red semi-double hybrid with petals that appear slightly folded on one another; color noted in registration as ‘exceptioonally fine’; Long bright yellow stamens are held erect on long pinkish red filaments; light fragrance.
  • (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.