• Athena

    (Saunders 1955) White single with a golden ivory sheen, a quadruple hybrid,  with bright raspberry red flares on the inside of each petal; golden stamens surround bright green carpels with rosy pink tips; a masterpiece for the early garden; slightly fragrant; 30 inches tall; stands without support.
  • (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.
  • (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.  
    (Roy Klehm 1973) In our opinion, the most spectacular of the Cheddar series; a large Imperial with an explosion of intensely yellow petaloids that often balloon into huge double bombs of white and butter yellow; plant height about 32 inches; midseason bloomer that’s very fragrant; stake it.  
  • (Roy Klehm 1991) An exciting white, even though there are many whites, with flowers that can reach 7 inches wide on a robust 36” plant.   The buds start out beige but turn soft creamy white as they open into their magnificent high crown rose form; stands erect on firm thick stems; sweet, strong fragrance.
  • Erma

    (Leighton 1954) A rare and unique white single that opens with a slight blush; the flower has seven petals spaced apart; the effect is extraordinary, like a fan of long feathers around a filigree of golden stamens; light, sweet fragrance; the full name is actually Ermenegilda Mantegna.
    (Roy Pherson/ Seidl 1989) Early double blush to white that starts off with some greenish tints; thick stems need no support; slow growing.
  • Luxuriant

    (Anderson 1986) Pink buds open to a creamy lavender semi-double flower with an exotic maroon interior deep within the broad wide petals; height to 36 inches and 44 inches wide; originator's stock.
  • (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.


    ( Hoogendorn, 1949) A delightful loose double with exceptionally large (12-14") flowers held well above the foliage; opens a softest blush pink, slowly changing to white with silvery outer petals bent downward and outward; very floriferous; flecks of carmine on some of the central petals add interest; height 38 inches or more; good for cut flowers.
  • Alerti

    (Holland) A recent development in Holland that is very popular there as a cut flower; pale pink then changing to white; compact bush about 28- to 30-inches tall with a very pleasing fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Saunders 1950) Emerging very early in spring,  this gigantic macrophylla hybrid with its wide spinach-like green leaves forms a spectacular plant that is gorgeous throughout the season and into fall; about 4 to 5 ft. wide by 34 inches tall; large buds open into immense single flowers of pure white with a tuft of golden staminodes in the center surrounding carpels with red stigmas at the tip.  Rare.  
  • (Auten 1933) Large rose-form pastel pink double with subtle lavender pink highlights; a lovely variety to compliment your other late blooming peonies; medium height, stiff stems; intense old rose fragrance.
  • (Klehm 1963) Creamy white bowl-shaped double flowers that an measure 9-1/2 inches across; hidden golden stamens tucked in the petals; strong stems and outstanding deep green foliage; strong stems to 32 inches in height; staking suggested.  
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Krekler/Roy Klehm 2002) Dahlia style blooms sport a unpredictable mix of cream, white and rose; three to four buds per stem; strong stems to 24 inches; slight fragrance; a peony with a different attitude, that's for sure.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roy Klehm 1958) Ivory white double bomb framed by wide white guard petals; graceful and elegant form; vigorous growth with strong stems to 34 inches in height.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (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.  
  • Carrara

    (Bigger 1952) One of the most unusual and dazzling Imperials (aka Japanese); the blooms are crisp white with a center mass of spiky white staminodes; smaller petals or petaloids may emerge from the center; an extraordinary peony but may get off to a slow start when the weather is cool, which is often in the PNW; may require a few years to bloom well.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roy Klehm 1985) A showy Japanese peony that combines white and gold into an exciting double-like mass of fluff and frills; double row of petals surround the pom pom of golden staminodes, while contrasting white petaloids bloom out of the pom pom; 36 inches tall.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roy Klehm 1980) Pure white semi-double to fully double with sprinkling of  white petaloids appearing out of the golden center; strong stems about 28 inches in height and a reliable bloomer; produces pollen and seeds.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Anderson 1986) (Intersectional) Large flowers with frilly white petals and deep lavender burgundy flares; the contrast between them becomes more vivid as the bloom remains open; one of few Itohs with this stunning rockii coloration.   Available in the fall.  
  • (Sass 1938) One of the best of the late season; a brilliant pure white double that has a subtle golden glow within; long strong stems carry the large, full flowers well above the foliage and stand all the better with support; delicious fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Calot 1856) Creamy white blooms of medium size are produced in abundance on a medium tall plant; the flowers are cupped with white guards and a full center of light canary yellow petals deepening to pale green at the base; a flower of antiquity still much admired.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Mielles 1851) Tall, large white double that opens with vivid crimson edges on some of the petals; an old variety and still one of the most well known; requires support.
    Available in pots at the nursery.