Blooms Midseason

/Blooms Midseason
  • ( Dessert & Méchin 1890) For over a hundred years this fine purple red peony has been very popular, very widely grown and very well regarded as a great cut flower and garden specimen; the color is deep and lustrous, more so than in the photo here; some yellow stamens may show between the petals; strong stems with foliage tinged red in fall; a feast for the eyes, but perhaps not for the nose.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
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    Probably no other red peony matches the warm, glowing cardinal red of this treasure; maintains its intense color throughout the bloom; cup-shaped semi-double will be a robust bloomer in your garden; 24 inches or more; outstanding in every respect, rarely available.
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    Rare and choice; large rose form blush starts with a pale pink cast and fades to white, while crown retains light pink; center petals are edged with crimson; an incomparable classic beauty with fragrance to match; height to 36 inches; robust grower and prolific bloomer.
  • (Anderson 1986) (Intersectional) A strong plant of symmetrical form supporting large semi-double lemon yellow flowers with a lemon fragrance. Blooms to 9 inches or more on established plants.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Amabilis

    $24.00
    (Calot 1856) A large fuchsia pink double with wide guard petals and a fluffy center; petaloids of paler pink in the center are interspersed with the other petals; about 33 inches tall; one of the last to bloom.  
  • (Roy G. Klehm 2000) A vigorous,  easy to grow light pink double with some golden stamens showing through the crown; forms a tidy plant 26 to 28 inches in height; strong stems.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Hoogendorn Holland 1949) Big showy pink Japanese variety much in demand; flowers can reach 10 inches on a mature plant; fuchsine rose guard petals surround a mound of creamy staminodes; sometimes pink petaloids arising out of the center are so profuse, the peony look like a full double bomb.
    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 pots at the nursery.
  • (Seidl  1996) Loosely arranged bright rose pink petals give these 5 inch flowers a carnation-like appearance; strong spicy fragrance is released when the weather is warm; stems are 30 inches or more and width reaches 38 inches; forms a neat bush.
    Available in pots at the nursery.    
  • Carrara

    $22.00
    (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.
  • (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.  
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    (Roy Klehm 2003) Deep rose pink Imperial with a double row of guard petals surrounding a bold cheddar yellow center of petaloids; tufts of rose pink and cream petaloids streaked with yellow appear out of the center;  large blooms and intense colors make Cheese Country a winner in the garden; plant height to 26 inches.
    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.
  • (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.
  • (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.  
  • (Dessert 1920) A bold handsome peony with magnificent stature; the large vivid rose-pink blooms have a flat crown packed full of small petals arranged in a rose form; light tea rose fragrance; strong grower as tall as 40 inches, so might need support.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Anderson 1999) (Intersectional) The coppery orange and red overtones of this unusual intersectional get raves in the garden or as an unusual cut flower; gets 32 inches tall by 48 inches wide; vigorous originator's stock.  
  • (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 pots at the nursery.
  • (Krekler 1985) This Japanese type has huge bi-color flowers that are a standout in the garden; vivid raspberry pink guard petals surround a full luscious center of creamy white staminodes; vigorous grower and lush foliage; plant height to 32 inches or more.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Wissing 1965) Intensely coral semi-double with a rosy infusion that add a sunset glow to the color; large dramatic blooms in some seasons are so full of petals, the flower looks double; reaches 32 inches tall and, like all of the corals, needs its first year to grow good roots, so don't expect much on top the ground.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Auten 1952) A cheerful deep red single that shows off a multitude of pretty blooms about 3 inches in diameter; forms a mound of deep green fine cut foliage that makes an attractive plant even when the blooms are gone; a gem for the rock garden, no taller than 24 inches and one of the earliest hybrids to bloom; emerges with vivid purple stems that turn green as they grow.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Olson 1959) Amalia Olson has received the 2011 Gold Medal from the American Peony Society and achieved Peony of the Year in 2012 not only for its pure white beauty and charm, but for over half a century of superior performance; the medium to large flowers have very strong stems, heavy substance, sublime fragrance, and stand up to wet weather with petals that drain rainwater away; one of the finest peonies for any purpose: for the border, for cutting and for exhibition; lasts well when cut.
    Available in pots at the nursery.