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  • (Holland) Large frilly pink with layers of petals; strong rose-like fragrance; about 24 inches tall and a robust grower with strong stems; excellent cut, reputed to one of the most fragrant peonies.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Lemon 1924) One of the oldest peonies in commerce; medium-size to large blooms of silvery old rose pink; floriferous with several sidebuds; tall stems about 36 inches will need staking; blooms midseason in our Pacific Northwest climate; intoxicating fragrance, so, warning, don't sniff and drive.
    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.
  • (Lyman Cousins-Roy Klehm 1981) Showy ceamy salmon-coral double with swirling innter petaloids brightly etched with gold; plant height to 36 inches; one of the most sought after peonies; limited, one per customer.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Charles Klehm 1981) White double with a ball center surrounded by guard petals; strong stems to 34 inches, each stem with 4 buds; a reliable opener; pleasing fragrance and good substance; excellent cut flower; Alice Harding X L. Gumm seeding that first bloomed in 1951.  
  • (Anderson 1986) (Intersectional) A lovely 6- to 8-inch flower in a desirable shade of lavender pink with red flares at the base of the petals; blooms semi-double to double; plant forms a mounded bush about 26 to 30 inches in height; originator's stock.  
  • (Carl Klehm 1978) Frilly ivory white with layer after layer of fringed petals that surround a small stand of golden stamens; excellent form and substance; dark lustrous foliage; about 30 inches tall.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Hollingsworth 1984) (Intersectional) A Court of Honor winner several times at the national peony show; bright butter yellow single flowers that have muted scarlet red flares at the tips; a vigorous, rapidly spreading bush with superb foliage that stays almost impeccable throughout the spring and summer.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Nicholls 1938) There are some great white peonies and this is one of them; large perfect rose form flowers, dense with petals; side buds help extend the bloom; well formed bush with a grand stature that reliably produces great flowers and exhilarating fragrance; thick stems stand well without support.
    Available in pots at the nursery  
  • Gardenia

    $24.00
    (Lins 1955) Like a gardenia in appearance, this blush white double is one of the finest; many tyimes a winner of championship ribbons; a mild fragrance; many side buds extend the bloom; strong red-tinted stems to 34 inches; stout plant.
    Available in pots at the nursery
  • (Auten 1933) One of the most vivid and floriferous peonies in any garden; the pretty flowers, many per stem, are a contrast of pink and white with guard petals of bright cerise pink surrounding a plush tuft of white and cream; petaloids in the center have some tints of pink.
    Available in pots at the nursery
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    (Gombault/Dessert 1866) A globe of pink, salmon pink and cream petals, surrounded by large pink guard petals; some of the pink petals in the center show red edges; dazzling flowers are medium-size, but over years get very large; height to about 38 inches.
  • (Wild 1966) This delightful Imperial has a large and luminous golden center often flecked with pale pink petaloids, which are surrounded with wide pale pink guard petals; in late afternoon sunlight on these lush and abundant blooms illuminates them with a soft golden glow; towards fall the foliage turns deep red; strong stems to 32 inches.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • SOLD OUT
    (Anderson 2010) (Intersectional) Wide 7- to 8-inch bright fuchsia pink semi-double with a purplish cast; prolific bloomer; 30 inches tall by 42 inches wide at maturity; no pollen but plenty of garden glamour.
  • (Sass 1927) Magnificent rose pink double that vigorously grows into a tall, hefty bush and provides plenty of full and heavy substance blooms; color has a touch of blue that slightly cools the pink; support advisable.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Heidi

    $20.00
    (Tischler) An extremely robust Imperial with an abundance of 4- to 5-inch light pink flowers with coral tipped staminodes; an attraction in the garden and ignites like a sparkler in bouquets; 26 inches tall or often more in wet springs.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Doriat 1925) This hefty Japanese variety becomes a veritable thicket of foliage with tall and thick stems that bear very large velvety deep carmine maroon blossoms; the petaloids are tipped white which creates a distinct effect; profuse bloomer; some fall coloring to the foliage.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Anderson 1999) (Intersectional) One of the loveliest of the recent crosses between peonies and tree peonies, also known erroneously as Itohs;  4 to 6 inch blooms are a unique color blend of peach/salmon that changes to yellow/cream, while the guard petals display shades of pink; 22 to 24 inches in height; excellent vigor.  
  • Joker

    $30.00
    (Landis/A. Rogers 2004) As a luscious dark pink peony, Joker is lovely enough, but there's more; in the interior of the petals, the dark pink fades to white while the edges continue to hold the deep pink forming an exquisite picotee; height to 32 inches; strong stems uphold mid-size blooms; a Joker full of blooms is a pure joy.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Van der Valk/ Van der Zwet 1952) Blush pink double with hairline red edges on some of its wide petals; when fully open it pales to a delicate shade of ivory pink with subtle yellow highlights deep within the bloom; lovely fragrance.
    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.
  • (Dessert 1913) French horticulturists at that time were very excited by Dessert's introduction of the first double peony to show some yellow; buds are pale pink, then as they open, assert a rich bright yellow cast before fading to creamy white; medium height.
    Available in pots at the nursery.  
  • Lavon

    $24.00
    (Hollingsworth 1993) High-built double lavender pink two-tone with a large yellow collar and  center tuft, set off by broad bands of warm pink petals; in our garden the depth of the flower is often 10 inches; splendid for cutting, but needs high support for the long stems and heavy blossoms; stands tall, proud and magnificent.
  • Hillary

    $54.00
    (Anderson 1999) (Intersectional) This cross hybrid has a complicated and variable coloration of shimmering cream, maroon and red throughout the petals, which surround a center of ivory carpels tipped green; it stands out easily among other peonies; originator's stock.
    Available in pots at the nursery.