Fragrant, bomb double; large, flower opens soft pink. The pigment is clean but fades with increasing temperature and spring sun. Colors more brilliant in cooler climate or cold spring. Large center ball rises above saucer of broad guard petals. Well defined collar of cream colored petalodes in between large outer petals and inner segments that are narrow and longer. Well furnished with segments, the flower is of good substance and nicely tailored form. Good plant habit, vigorous and good grower, a reliable bloomer with ample color on a large, tall bush. Well covered with semi-glossy, deep green foliage. Long stems arch with rain in the opened flower, the presentation benefited by support. The peony boasts a combination of pleasing qualities that provide for a stunning display in the perennial border and make fine stems for the vase.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Fragrant®; Best Cut®; 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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