Garden Peony (Paeonia 'Cavatina') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: A. P. Saunders
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1935
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Deep bright rose, 7" across, with a great golden heart.
Flower size: 7 inches

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Rosea Plena x Germaine Bigot

"Paeonia 'Cavatina', 2018 photo, (2-SL-PK) Hybrid Peony, (Saunder

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 3, 2018 7:26 AM

Peony 'Cavatina' (Saunders, 1935) is a Albiflora x officinalis hydrid single: deep rose, very early blooming, large gold center, red tipped carpels, dark green rounded foliage, 26" tall. Bred by A.P. Saunders (1869-1953), a chemistry professor at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. He is famous for his inter species crosses and introduced around 300 hybrid peonies with the median distribution around 1941.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Way too many Saunder's hybrids! by frankrichards16 Jun 1, 2018 9:29 AM 55
New Growth Colors by LizinElizabeth May 4, 2018 7:57 AM 58
Saunders Peonies by kousa Apr 18, 2017 5:42 PM 97

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