Garden Peony (Paeonia 'Henry Bockstoce') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: William S. Bockstoce
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1955
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Dark red with rose center.
Flower size: Very large

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 36 to 39 inches (90-100 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: officinalis x lactiflora

Photo courtesy of Brooks Gardens Peonies. Used with permission.

Comments:
Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan) on Apr 14, 2018 6:35 AM

"Paeonia 'Henry Bockstoce', (2-DB-R) Hybrid Peony, (Bockstoce, 1955), USDA Hardiness Zone 2, Tall, double, red petals, rose center, creped & crinkled petals, large flower, early bloomer , Michigan Bloom Month 5c.

Bred bt William S. Bockstoce (1876-1963) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who has 17 peonies registered with the American Peony Society. After his death, his peony stock & seedlings went to Henry Landis (Canada). My plant has been somewhat slow to establish."

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