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    (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.
  • Hermoine

    $26.00
    (Sass 1932) A lavish pink full double that's an old fashioned delight; frilly petals of rich apple-blossom pink; superbly fragrant.  Available bare root in the fall.  
  • (Van der Balk/ Van der Swet 1953) Large double bomb with lots of side buds that extend the bloom; the flowers appear as double most of the time, but they also be may be semi-double of Japanese form with red stigmas; dense silky and shiny foliage; height to 37 inches so have some support on hand; admirable in the garden and a good choice for cut flowers.
    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 bare root in the fall.  
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    La Perle

    $30.00
    (Crousse 1866) Globular shaped double with pale lavender pink guard petals and collar; slightly darker center petals are edged red; intensely scented; the blooms, which pale to an almost translucent blush as they mature, seem to last a long time on the plant; medium height about 32 inches; strong stems.
  • (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.  
  • (Miellez 1856) Large and globular pale old rose pink double with slightly darker center; petal edges may be flecked with crimson; strong old rose fragrance; the blooms, as they open, show pale yellow then blush pink before turning all creamy white; strong stems need no support.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
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    (Doriat 1927) A blush to white double fully packed with petals and perfectly formed; in the center smaller petals with a soft creamy glow makes a mound surrounded by the pure white of the larger outer petals;  a superb peony for the garden as well as for the vase and said to be "the best white peony for cut flowers because of her white bud presentation, strong stems and very easy flowering"; all wrapped in a lovely fragrance.
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    (Crousse 1892) This peony has some similarity to peony Sarah Bernhardt, but blooms much earlier; enormous blousy double goes from lilac to blush ivory with occasional red striping; its large size, profuse blooming and transitional colors have made it a favorite for decades, although it is rarely available in the US; exudes a strong fragrance remiscent of wild cherry blossoms; 30 inches tall; benefits from support.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
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    (Leola Missie Bainum/Hollingsworth 1994)  Large, fully double  exhibition quality blooms open with a blush then fade to white with a subtle hairline red edge occasionally; prolific in quantity of blooms and reliable in vigor and performance; strong stems up to 32 inches form a broad bush.
  • (Murawska 1943) Perfectly formed blush pink double turns ivory white with a luminocity in the center;  a bouquet can scent an entire room; APS Gold Medial award in 1959.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
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    (Brand 1925) One of the most fragrant peonies with the strong, sweet scent of roses; large rose-form double of pastel salmon pink that fades to near white; strong stems about 34 inches; reliable late bloomer.  
  • (Calot 1867 aka Fleur de Pêcher ) Exquisite peachy pastel double with wide pale guard petals; all turns to pale parchment ivory as the bloom fades; a gorgeous, ethereal flower blessed with a heady sweet fragrance; perfect manners, too; strong stems, short height (about 32 inches) and attractive foliage crowned by well formed, medium size flowers.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
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    (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.
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    (Rivière 1911) Lovely dark crimson red double with a bright blackish sheen; its alluring peony fragrance has assured its presence in gardens and bouquets for over 100 years; 30 inches or more in height, with flowers a little over 4 inches; wiry stems.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
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    (Carl G. Klehm 1968) Large double bomb of cream with a big dollop of raspberry on top; first year blossoms are pale or even all white, but as the plant matures, the colors intensify; delightful fragrance; height about 36 inches.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (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.
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    Schaffe

    $26.00
    (Krekler 1965) Large lavender pink Imperial so full it appears double; the color in our climate is close to true lavender; reliable and prolific bloomer in any weather; superb fragrance; tidy, medium plant, one of the best and brightest, and one of the easiest to grow in our climate.
  • Sorbet

    $22.00
    (South Korea/ Luc Klinkhamer 1987) Sorbet was discovered near the North Korean border and used thereabouts only for its roots, until introduced in Europe and the U.S., were its now among the most popular peonies; the 5-inch flowers have creamy white petals between top and bottom layers of strawberry and raspberry; neat plant 3 ft. tall stand up well to any weather and provide cut flowers that last.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Dessert 1910) Saunders said "At its best Tourangelle is one the most beautiful peonies"; an apple blossom pink semi-double to double, about 4-1/2 to 5 inches, that richly combines light pink and cream; sometimes an entire bouquet of blooms cluster on one stem; support is necessary.
    Available also in pots at the nursery.
  • (Klehm 1952) Deep pink double with a lustrous sheen; a very desirable rose form peony with sturdy stems and a rich, rose-like fragrance; makes an excellent cut flower; stems are strong, but large flowers are heavy, so plan on staking.
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    (David L. Reath 1992) A very fragrant and beautiful seedling of peony 'White Charm'; perfect rose form snow white flowers on strong stems that reach 30 inches.  
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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.  
  • 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.  
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