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  • (Karpow-Lipski 1977) A pink Japanese flower similar to Bowl of Beauty, but a shorter and not so large flower; a compact grower with many side buds and extremely floriforous; appealing as both a landscape flower and cut flower.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Krekler 1958) Dark burgundy red guard petals surround a mass of same color staminodes that are tipped with yellow gold; compact grower to about 34 inches; staking usually not necessary.
  • (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.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Glasscock-Klehm 1980) One of the most popular true reds; dark petals of this double bomb bunch together to form an almost perfect ball; strong stems about 30, no sidebuds; vigorous and a prolific bloomer.
  • Renato

    (Murawska 1949) A much improved Felix Crousse, re-born, as the name says, fuller and larger; deep rich glowing reddish purple pink double; one of the favorites here; admired for its vibrant beauty, the multitudes of flowers and plant vigor; superb cut flower with stems 30-32 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roy G. Klehm 1984) Luscious soft pink and cream double bomb with two rows of pink guard petals; three to five buds per stem with good stem strength; long lasting spectacular blooms with a slight fragrance.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • Tecumseh

    (Dr. White 1954) A double row of fluffy shell pink guard petals is topped with a scoop of butter yellow staminodes out of which bloom more shell pink petaloids, these with a touch of red at the edges; an exotic and lovely Imperial for the garden or for cuts; about 30" tall.
  • (Van der Valk 1953) A vigorous, prolific and reliable performer even in adverse weather conditions; deep pink, notably fragrant, with ruffled petals fades to lighter pink at the edges as the bloom matures; many side buds extend the blooming period; large glossy foliage with height to 30-32 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Pehrson/Sidel 1989) (Intersectional) Soft, light greenish yellow intersectional hybrid; robust, upright stems hold 8 inch flowers above the foliage; excellent performer with long lasting blooms; choice.
  • (Orville Fay 1959) Huge pale yellow single to semi-double on tall stems; after a show of pale sulfur yellow, the flower fades to ivory; the 32 inch stems usually don’t need staking; takes 3-4 years for the plant to look its best, though the foliage leaves much to be desired, so best to grow it in the back of the border; nice in a bouquet with some of the corals.
  • (Falk-Glasscock 1956) A tall fiery red single with large goblet shaped blooms; strong grower that can reach 4 ft.  in height; floriferous with side buds that extend the bloom.
  • (Volz 1962) This fully double Gold Medal winner opens with a blush at first then turns to ivory white; a few of the central petals may have light crimson edges; superb large flower with a delicious fragrance; plant height to about 36 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Dessert-Doriat 1927) Madam has a large, double flower in a bright, rich medium shade of pink; a short peony, only 26 inches, that sits splendidly in the front of the border.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.  
  • (Winchell 1956) One of the most desirable of the bi-color peonies; the guard petals of deep burgundy red surround a center of white and creamy yellow staminodes; medium size flowers; good bloomer superb for cut flowers; strong stems about 32 inches have never needed staking here; American Peony Society Gold Medal Winner.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
    (Auten 1931) Large double with an exquisitely pearly white sheen; bloom 5 to 6 inches wide; guard petals surround a full center of same color serrated petals; a few petals in the center may have crimson edges; needs support in wet weather; plant about 32 inches tall; good for cutting.
  • Do Tell

    (Auten 1946) Light pink anemone flower is flecked with contrasting petals of orchid pink to red to red purple; medium plant height and medium size blooms; popular as a cut flower.
  • (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.
  • Cytherea

    (Saunders 1953) A sister seedling to 'Ludovica', this is another of Saunders' great pinks; wide cup-shaped petals of vivid salmon to cherry-rose; blooms are usually formed tightly, but warmth either outdoors or in the house opens them to expose the golden stamens; lavish cut flowers.
  • (Bigger 1940) Large double dark pink flowers, packed with petals; strong stems to 36 inches in height; prolific grower and bloomer that thrives with little care; long lasting cut flowers.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Klehm, before 1975) Soft cameo pink double bomb with flaring guard petals; some of the petals have deeper pink highlights and hairline red edges; about 32 inches tall; pleasant fragrance.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Daphnis) Semi double flowers of bright lavender pink that goes a touch deeper at the center; the petals are symmetrical presenting a flower of perfect form; all the flowers are held high above the glossy green foliage so you can see all of them at a glance; a heavy bloomer presenting a delightful stance in the border; 30" or more
    (Rivière 1908) A voluptuous and distinctive mass of petaloids in the center go from pale pink to lemon yellow within a surrounding row of pale translucent pink guard petals; strong erect stems to 36 inches hold the 5 inch flowers well above the foliage; a great old French peony still young and beautiful.
    (Kelway 1912) Large, flat blush ivory blooms have long shaggy petals that are peaked in the center with a relatively large hollow crown; blooms are long lasting and the many side buds make Exquisite one of the longest blooming peonies in our gardens; many find the blossoms very fragrant; strong stems, but, as they become loaded with blossoms, will need support; an English peony rarely available in the USA.
  • (Hollingsworth 1992) (Intersectional) Medium-size to large flowers of clear yellow with a large dark purple red flares at the base; vigorous plant about 26" to 30" tall forms a substantial bush with attractive light green foliage; dependable bloomer.