Best Landscaper® 'Old Faithful'
Originator: (Glasscock, 1961)
Group: Herbaceous Hybrid
Bloom period: Early Midseason
Bloom week: 3 & 4
Flower form: Double
USDA zone: 3 to 7
Item number: 3292
Full double; very large, rich red petals, incurved with extraordinarily heavy substance. Usually one flower per stem, occasional side-buds provide breeding options. Excellent plant habit, vigorous, good increase, and dependable bloom; grows a medium to tall bush. Very strong stems, erect, flowers are displayed close to the bush; stand up well, no support needed. One of the most advanced peony cultivars in achievement of desirable landscape characteristics.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; Best Cut®; Gold Medal 1997; Award of Landscape Merit 2009; hybridizing; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; cutter.