Semi-double, large flower opens bright coral soon passing to salmon shades and maturing into light beige yellow. The buds open over time, displaying multiple color shades on the same plant. The pigmentation is equal to that of ‘Coral Charm’ and ‘Coral ‘n Gold’. The flower stands out among the others named for its quantity of large petals which grow long and broad, forming a gorgeous flower with excellent shape and substance. The plant has an excellent plant habit, it is vigorous and a dependable bloomer. It produces abundant color on an attractive bush within a few years of planting. This bush is of medium height with flowers borne close enough to the foliage for a gorgeous and well-proportioned presentation. The strong stems are erect and stand quite well against bad weather. The bush is well-clad in deep green foliage. A fine peony, worthy of an accent point for the near border and is particularly adapted to mass plantings.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; APS Gold Medal, 2003; APS Award of Landscape Merit, 2009; champion class; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; exhibition variety; cut flower garden; deer resistant.
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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