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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Roger F. Anderson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
Cultivar Group (Type): Intersectional (Itoh) Hybrid
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower color description: Lavender pink blooms (with red flares) when first open; as the flower gets older, it fades to a lighter pink.
Flower size: 4-5 inch
Needs support: No

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 26 to 30 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Martha Washington x Reath hybrid tree

"Paeonia 'First Arrival', 2018 photo, (2-DB-PK) Itoh Hybrid Peony

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 12, 2018 2:05 PM

"Paeonia 'First Arrival', (2-DB-PK) Itoh Hybrid Peony, (Anderson, 1986), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, semi-double, lavender pink petals, dark pink flares, fades to light pink, no pollen, no seeds, early bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 6.

Breeder Roger Anderson, Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin, 1986. Deeply cut dark green foliage. Intersectional hybrid of Martha W. x Reath hybrid tree peony. One of the first Itoh hybrids from Anderson."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Please Post Your Purple, Lavender, Lilac Peonies! by kousa Jan 13, 2020 5:40 AM 44
Roger F. Anderson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin by frankrichards16 Jun 9, 2018 10:43 AM 24
Breeder Roger Anderson by frankrichards16 May 14, 2018 9:27 AM 18
Which New Itoh Peonies Did You Add Last Year? by kousa Feb 28, 2018 2:45 PM 45
What Peonies Are You Adding This Year? by kousa Sep 29, 2015 7:57 PM 103

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