Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: R. F. Anderson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Cultivar Group (Type): Intersectional (Itoh) Hybrid
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Late Midseason (week 5)
Late (week 6)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Petals heavily washed old rose/deep pink with the innermost petals having prominent deep red flares at their base. Blooms fade to cream, petal edges become delicately picoteed while the flares retain their color intensity.
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: APS Gold Medal 2020
Award of Landscape Merit: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 32 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Awards and Recognitions: Other: APS Gold Medal 2020
Parentage: Bartzella x unknown

Common names
  • Intersectional Peony
  • Itoh Peony
  • Peony

Photo Gallery

Date: 2020-05-28
Location: Itoh peony bed, W E Upjohn Peony Garden, Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor
Date: 2023-06-06
Location: My Garden in PA
Date: 2021-05-22
Location: My Garden in PA
Date: 2016-05-25
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Estonia, Tartu
Date: 2020-06-11
Hillary at the morning
Location: Estonia, Tartu
Date: 2020-06-12
Hillary at the evening
Uploaded by kousa
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-09-13
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2016-04-16
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-09-13

Photo Courtesy of Nate Bremer at Solaris Farms. Used with Permiss
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2008-02-05
Courtesy Peony Paradise
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo courtesy of Brooks Gardens Peonies. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-09-13
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2018-05-27
"Paeonia 'Hillary', 2018 photo, (3-SD-R) Itoh intersectional Hybr
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  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 14, 2018 7:20 AM concerning plant:
    "Paeonia 'Hillary', (3-SD-R) Itoh intersectional Hybrid Peony, (Anderson, R.F., 1999), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, semi-double, creamy red petals, fades to cream with darker center, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5-6.

    Award of Landscape Merit 2009. Planted 2014. Flower was quite ugly in the first year. Much better in the second year."

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