Peony Catalog & Guide
Price: $30.00 Eliza Lundy, ALM 2011 Originator: (Krekler 1975) [Herbaceous Hybrid] Bloom period: Early Midseason to Midseason Flower form: Bomb A Best Landscaper Peony Details: Full petalled, medium size deep red. Very much like a diminutive 'Red Grace' or 'Red Charm', petal equally deep, but a softer hue. Under used, a good grower, fine performer,
Elements of the Chinese Garden
The tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa) is from China. It embodies aristocracy, wealth and social status. It is the queen of flowers, paradoxically representing both female beauty and, the yang, the male principle. It may be one of the first flowers ever to be cultivated simply for ornemental purposes. Initially reserved for the emperor, then the richest classes, it eventually became accessible to all and was grown throughout China. Marco Polo, upon discovering Chinese peonies at the of the 8th...
Peony 'Door County Sunset'. Seidl. 1996. Beautiful single flowers that have a blend of sunset colors mixed together. Gorgeous advanced generation hybrid and easy to grow. Grows quickly and produces a spreading plant. Winter kill can happen, but plants quickly regrow from ground shoots to bloom in the same year. Excellent foliage. Cream base overlaid dusky rose, darker picottee and flares, single, up to 15 petals. (Seidl #11 x Golden Era) #11 is D223 x Chinese Dragon)
Peony Shima-nishiki (or 'Fire Flame') is the best colored tree peony. Shimanishiki features beautiful two-toned variety with large double reddish purple flowers with streaks of white throughout the petals. Grows to a mature height of 4-5 feet tall. Bloom time: Late spring to early summer Height: 4-5 feet Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Sun Requirements: Full sun to partial shade Size: 2 year plant; shipped bareroot
Peony 'Iphigenia'. Daphnis. 1977. (Daughter of Agamemnon). Single to semi- double, two rows of petals-inner row rise upward, bright clear red. Flowers present themselves by facing the viewer and are borne on sturdy stems. Extremely floriferous, rivaling suffruticosa flower production. Plants are mounded and do not become tall. Very good for us in the open field and as a landscape plant near our house. No fertility. A favorite. AGLH. (BC-2 x Daioh)
Song Sparrow Farm and Nursery: Tree Peonies 'Dojean'
"Dojean" Tree Peony Beautiful, pristine white with deep red flares. Good substance from parent plant, 'Joseph Rock'. Vigorous, with excellent healthy foliage. Bloom time: Mid. Plant zones: 4-8. Code: 5TPDOJ. Flower type: Semidouble. Hybridizer(s): Sir Peter Smithers Light Requirements: full sun/partial shade - Klehm's Song Sparrow Farm and Nursery--Tree Peonies--'Dojean'