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

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Saunders
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1950
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Very Early (week 1)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Warm pink bloom. 9 or 10 petals, occasional hairline streaks of cool red running their length. Feather flare of light pink evident on backside of petals. Stamen filaments lighter and more lemon than stamens. Carpels light lemon green, tipped deep red.
Flower size: Large
Needs support: No
Awards: 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: 36 inches (90 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy


Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 27, 2018 8:01 AM

"Paeonia 'Roselette', (1-SL-PK) Hybrid Peony, (Saunders, 1950), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, single, light rose pink petals, yellow stamens, red stigmas, slightly fragrant, early bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5b.

Described as light rose-pink, blush pink, clear pink, blush pink and deep pink. Sometimes petals are streaked with a slightly darker pink. This is one of Saunders' triple hybrids: albiflora x second generation tenuifolia x Mlokosewitschi hybrid. Award of Landscape Merit 2009."

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