Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Passion for Peonies

Madame Claude Tain


Late to Midseason Lactiflora, double, rosy white flowers, 
full cabbage rose shape, especially attractive, dark green foliage,
good cutflower,  belongs on the "good" list of peony cutflowers

Shirley Temple


Early Midseason lactiflora, white-blush, double petaled,
fragrant, dark green foliage, strong bush, good grower.

The Fawn


Midseason Lactiflora, double pink, an extremely well shaped,
large double with nary a petal out of place.
Mid pink and flecked with little pin dots of a deeper shade of pink,
Quite unusual

Pink Hawaiian Coral


Early Midseason Hybrid, semi-double, light salmon-toned pink,
fast grower, many thick strong stems,
it belongs on the “exclusive” list of well paid cut flowers,
American Peony Society Gold Medal 2000,
Award of Landscape Merit 2009

Many Happy Returns


Early Midseason Hybrid,
anemone to bomb double, rich, warm red hue flowers,
good grower, many thick strong stems, 
American Peony Society Gold Medal 2007,
Award of Landscape Merit 2009

So many options available with limited planting space
Which ones will you choose?


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5 comments:

  1. Ahhhhh, the peonies are heavenly! Love the white and light pink one's the best...

    Cindy

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  2. That white one is absolutely heavenly! They don't do good in our heat, but I've planted some anyway - keeping my fingers crossed!

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  3. They are all so gorgeous! Thanks so much for linking up to Cottage Flora Thursday's xoxo, tracie

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  4. They are all absolutely gorgeous.
    Pam x

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