Fragrant, bomb double, flower opens soft pink. The large ball center rises above a saucer of large, pink guard petals. The flower is well-furnished with segments which are well-proportioned and of excellent substance. Altogether an attractive flower and among the best cut flower garden peonies available. It is of exceptional plant habit, free flowering, vigorous, and produces a tall, substantial bush. Long stems, spreading with open flower requiring mechanical support when to be flowered in the landscape. The foliage is deep green and remains healthy throughout the growing season. A remarkable peony that makes a great addition to a cut flower garden and the sunny border.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Fragrant®; Best Cut®; APS Gold Medal, 2005; APS Award of Landscape Merit, 2010; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; deer resistant; cutter in commercial use.
Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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