The flower is of the same color as peony 'Lavender' but may be more reddish in cool spring weather. This is the only similarity between these two varieties since the plant and foliage are very different.
Parentage, seed parent № 278 (raised from Pehrson seeds). Pollen parent seedling № 686 (sib. to Summer Glow [Lady Duff x Claire de Lune]). First year bloomed before 1985. Hybrid, red-violet pink, single, stigmas, red purple, yellow stamens, cup shaped, has stamens, pollen, seeds. Reliable, 44 inches in height, with strong erect stems, holding large flowers close to the bush. Large and dark green foliage, vigorous. The plant is fertile both ways. Received AWARD of Merit at the National Exhibition 1993. Seedling № 1820.