Peony (Paeonia 'Old Faithful') in the Peonies Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Ole Faithful

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Glasscock / Falk
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1964
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Late Midseason (week 5)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Velvety, deep red.
Flower size: Large
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1997
Award of Landscape Merit: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: to 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: APS Gold Medal Winner 2009 Award of Landscape Merit Winner
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Date: 2020-06-02
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Location: southeast OhioDate: 2017-05-08
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Date: 2008-04-24Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Photo courtesy of Brooks Gardens Peonies. Used with permission.
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Location: TorontoDate: 2016-06-18After blooming for 9 days
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Location: southeast OhioDate: 2017-05-11
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2019-05-21
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Date: 2007-01-30Courtesy Peony Paradise
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Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, WisconsinDate: 2014-06-13Photo courtesy of: James Steakley
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Please Post Pics of Your Glorious Reds! by kousa Dec 28, 2019 7:53 PM 20
Lyman D. Glasscock (1875-1972) Elmwood, Illinois. by frankrichards16 Dec 6, 2018 12:15 PM 28

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