• 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.
    (Nicholls 1941) Distinctive glowing deep red Japanese with center staminodes, while tipped gold, are the same color as the petals; abundant bloom are large on tall stems 36 inches or more, but stems stand erect without support.
  • (Wild 1962) A huge dark ruby red bomb type flower with loose, billowing petals that have somewhat of a ragged edge; an unusual look for so big a flower; strong stems and good foliage; photo shows 3 flowers on a stem.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Saunders/Reath 1991)This semi-double hybrid came to us as seedling 16350F2 many years before we learned it had been named; it is a tall plant (36" to 40") with wide leaves and produces large and lavish pale pink flowers that are so full they look almost double; it's fertile both ways and produces heavy seed pods.
  • (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; about 30 inches tall.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Carina

    (Saunders 1944) Large brilliant scarlet red petals form single to semi-double flowers with a small yellow center; vigorous grower, prolific bloomer makes magnificent globe shaped flowers dazzling in a vase; blooms midseason.
    (Auten 1942) A deep rose pink double whose mammoth blooms exudes a heavy rose fragrance in the late midseason; has stiff stems with blooms about 15 inches above the foliage; 40 inches tall so plan to support; rarely available.
    (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.  
  • (Hollingsworth 1996) Massive buds open to large cardinal red flowers up to 9 inches in diameter when bloomed in a vase; vigorous, medium height plant with occasionally crooked stems that can easily be screened by other plants in the foreground; Grand Champion in 1998.
  • (Roy G. Klehm 1998) This large rosy coral semi-double blooms very early, well ahead of the other corals; reliable bloomer with one spectacular bud per stem; height to 30 inches with thick stems that stand easily without support.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • Dayton

    (Krekler 1962) Large double blooms of deep, rich rose pink with dancing silvery highlights; exceptional fragrance for your bouquet of late bloomers; medium height, strong stems.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Blonk, Nederland, before 1950) Large, deep rose pink double known for its sweet fragrance; full long-lasting flowers bloom in mid season with an occasional hairline red-edge accenting some of the petals; lots of side buds to prolong the bloom; plant height about 34 inches or more.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
    (Bockstoce 1958)  Enormous ultra-full rose form blooms are a unique satiny shade of brilliant red that will command attention in any garden and, for quite a while, too, since the blooms last a long time on the plant; height 32 to 36 inches, blooms late for a hybrid; slightly fragrant; rarely available.
  • 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.
    (Auten 1962) Intense ruby red double, an anemone bomb, with so deep a coloration it could be taken for black; flowers are 5 inches or more on stems to 34 inches; superb cut flower and showy garden specimen; light fragrance; seeds fertile; reliable, prolific bloomer.
  • (Roy Klehm 2000) Large cream to blush double with an intriguing center of somewhat crumpled petals; two to four buds per stem, which reach 30 inches in height; pink buds and then enticingly fragrant blooms show from mid to late season.
  • (Roy Klehm 1993) Deep magenta pink double, packed with petals and fragrance; no taller than 26", this imp is a perfect companion to Lancaster Imp if your search is for shorter peonies.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
  • (Roy Klehm, 2003) Single blossoms of soft pink with dark pink flares; at only 22 inches in height it needs to be seen close up in a border; 2 to 3 buds per stem; the unusual golden foliage turns deeper green as the season progresses.
  • (Roy Pherson/ Seidl 1989) Early double blush to white that starts off with some greenish tints; thick stems need no support; slow growing.
  • Heritage

    (Saunders 1950) Large brilliant red rose form bomb with tall, thick stems to 40 inches in height; often semi-double; wide glossy foliage; one of most magnificent of the Saunders lobata hybrids, with no purple overtones; give it room.
  • Jacorma

    (DeVroomen Nederland 1969) Bred in the Netherlands, this bright rose pink double peony extends the late bloom season being one of the last if not the very last to flower.  Even so it opens reliably, blooms prolifically. The large flowers are held up very well on sturdy 32-inch stems and, unless it's raining everyday, may not need staking. Very resistant to the leaf spotting and very easy to grow.
    Available in pots at the nursery.
    (Kelway 1928) This unusual Japanese type flower is bright carmine red and virtually iridescent in its intensity; red guard petals surround a center of thin, forked staminodes with a touch of white at the tips; very prolific bloomer and fragrant; blooms midseason to late.
  • (Dessert 1905) One of the most vigorous and fragrant antique singles; the color is a deep rose pink that silvers at the petal edges; blooms last a long time in the garden; the name means "tinsel", as on a Christmas tree, rarely available.