Semi-double; large, flower opens soft warm pink. Rows of broad, up-reaching petals form a cup that holds a large cluster of golden stamens, centered by pale carpels with pink stigma. The flower is of excellent substance and form; a pleasingly harmonious flower. Very erect stems are of low medium height, a vigorous and good grower, produces dependable bloom on a compact, semi-dwarf bush. Altogether a peony of exceptional presentation in the border. Leaflets may deteriorate in Midwest summer heat, does not diminish performance. One of the best of Saunders “Lobata of Perry Hybrids”.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Landscaper®; APS Award of Landscape Merit 2009; general garden and landscape use, perennial border; 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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