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DAWN PINK

Limited number for 2018 

(Sass, 1946)

COLOR: Deep Pink 

FORM: Single

HEIGHT: 90cm (36in)

FRAGRANCE: none noted

BLOOM SEASON : Early to mid- season

 

One of the most beautiful single pinks, Dawn Pink has deep china rose petals that surround a bright golden center. Sometimes the single peonies are overlooked, but their simple form and "airy " charm not to mention the abundance of blossoms make them a worthwhile selection for an informal garden.  $30.00

 


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DINNER PLATE

(Carl Klehm,1968)

COLOR  : Deep Pink

FORM: Double

HEIGHT: 85cm(34in.)

FRAGRANCE:  has a lovely rose scent

BLOOM SEASON: Late

This peony supports it's massive deep pink double flowers on very strong stems. According to some peony experts it is far superior to the well known 'Sarah Bernhardt'. the outer petals surround a slightly depressed center of smaller petaloids. A wonderful cut flower and simply outstanding. $30.00

               

 

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DO TEll

(Auten,1946) 

COLOR: Pink

FORM: Japanese

HEIGHT: 80cm (32in)

FRAGRANCE: none noted

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

Lovely rounded shell pink outer petals of this Japanese peony surround a center of staminodes in striking colours of pink, white and purple. The center of this peony glows in the garden and it is an outstanding garden plant.  30.00 

 

ELSA SASS

(Sass 1930)

SOLD OUT

COLOR: White

FORM: Double

HEIGHT: 70cm. (28 in.)

FRAGRANCE: very distinct

BLOOM SEASON: Late

A beautiful double peony with perfectly formed white flowers that show a hint of pale pink and yellow in the centre. Multiple side blooms make this a very floriferous plant that holds it's flowers up well on strong stems. A lovely landscape and cut flower plant. $30.00

 

               

 

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FANCY NANCY

(Auten,1944) 

on hold

COLOR: Pink

FORM: Japanese

HEIGHT: 80cm (32in)

FRAGRANCE: none 

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

A lovelyJapanese form peony with cerise-pink guard petals that surround a center of pink and yellow staminodes with a golden glow. I love to watch this flower open from a lovely cupped bud into a beautiful blossom it is a soft elegant flower.            

 

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GARDENIA

(Lins,1955) 

COLOR: White

FORM: Double

HEIGHT: 85cm (34in)

FRAGRANCE: Yes

BLOOM SEASON: Early mid-season

A full double white flower with hints of yellow showing in the center, in cool wet seasons the blossoms can be blush. Lovely flower form as the name suggests "gardenia-like" on very strong stems. This plant produces exhibition quality blossoms with many side buds to extend the season.  $30.00

               


GAY PAREE

On hold

(Auten, 1933)

COLOR: Pink

FORM: Japanese

HEIGHT: 90cm (36in)

FRAGRANCE: None

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

Gay Paree is a striking pink Japanese peony.  Large deep magenta  guard petal  surround a ring of toothed pale pink staminodes. As the flower matures the center grows taller and more pronounced. A truly flamboyant peony, good for making an impact. 

 

 
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GARDEN LACE

(Hollingsworth,1992) 

 COLOR: Pink

FORM: Japanese

HEIGHT: 85cm (34in)

FRAGRANCE: Yes

BLOOM SEASON: Late Mid-season

This peony produces an abundance of pale pink flowers with a double row of petals surrounding a tightly packed golden center. It stands up strong thru wet weather the soft pink flowers nodding gently up above the foliage but never falling. $30.00

               


IN THE MOOD

On hold for propagation

(Hollingsworth,2008)

 COLOR: Deep Red

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FORM: Semi Double

HEIGHT: 85cm (34in)

FRAGRANCE: none noted

BLOOM SEASON:  Early

 

In the Mood is a lovely deep red semi-double flower with a mass of golden stamens in the center. The fact that the blossoms are held close to the foliage makes it a wonderful landscape plant that holds up well in all types of weather. The deep red blossoms are stunning in the sunshine and are gorgeous in a bouquet. A truly lovely plant.

 

JOKER

(Landis/Rogers)

Not Available in 2018

COLOR: deep pink

FORM: double

HEIGHT: 80cm.

BLOOM SEASON: late mid season

Joker is a beautiful peony. The large deep pink double blossoms fade in the center and at the edges of the petals creating a stunning picotee effect. This peony has wonderful foliage and is a good landscape specimen. 

 

 

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KRINKLED WHITE

 (Brand, 1928)

COLOR: White

FORM: Single

HEIGHT: 78cm (31in)

FRAGRANCE: none noted

BLOOM SEASON: Early

A beautiful single white peony which starts out with soft pink buds that transform into large crinkled milky petals surrounding a center tuft of golden yellow. A strong bloomer that looks wonderful when in full bloom and the soft massive flowers waft elegantly above the foliage . This peony is one of the best white singles, absolutely reliable, and sets an abundance of seed, $30.00

               


 
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LARGO

(Vories,1929) 

 COLOR: Pink

FORM: Japanese

HEIGHT: 75cm (30in)

FRAGRANCE: Slight

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

A rose-pinkJapanese form peony. The guard petals surround a center mix of pink and gold staminodes. This peony always seems to perform well with lots of blossoms on a tall plant. It creates an impact when in full bloom. The strong stems make it an interesting and exceptional cut flower. $30.00

               

 

LOIS CHOICE

(Chris Lannig 1993)

Not Available in 2018

COLOR: multi color of pink and yellow

FORM: double

HEIGHT: 75.cm  (30in.)

BLOOM SEASON: early mid season

Lois Choice is a truly unique peony. The large double blossoms are multicolored, except they are in thirds. First third is pink, second is yellow and the last is pink again. This is one of my garden favourites and an absolute stunner. 

 



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 MISS AMERICA

(Mann-Van Steen,1936)               

COLOR: White

FORM: Semi-double

HEIGHT:90cm (36in)

FRAGRANCE: Yes

BLOOM SEASON: Early

This peony has won the APS Gold Medal on two occasions. It is an extremely pretty semi-double lactiflora, with huge pure white flowers that have a hint of pale yellow at the base of the petals. One visitor to my fields likened the row of blooming Miss America to bride's dresses, all soft, white and flowing. I find it very vigorous producing many blossoms that make excellent cuts. For gardeners who wish to try their hand at germinating their own peonies, this plant is a profuse producer of seeds. $30.00

 

 

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MOTHER'S CHOICE

(Glasscock,1950) 

 COLOR: White

FORM: Double

HEIGHT: 90cm (36in)

FRAGRANCE: Yes

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

Mother's Choice is a reliable bloomer which produces well formed blossoms on surprisingly young plants. The large pure white flowers have a slightly warmer center and the strong stems bend slightly under the weight of these full blossoms. It makes a lovely cut flower, and is stunning inbridal bouquets. $35.00

               

 

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MRS FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

(Franklin,1932) 

 COLOR: Pink

FORM:    Double

HEIGHT: 70cm (28in)

FRAGRANCE: Yes

BLOOM SEASON: Mid-season

This peony is well deserving of the APS Gold medal it has won. It is a beautiful large pink double flower with rose pink petals that become paler near the center which emits a warm golden glow. It is fragrant, very floriferous and has strong stems which make it an excellent cut.  Definitely and elegant peony and one of my favourites.  $35.00