Itoh Peony (Paeonia 'Singing in the Rain') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Donald Smith
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002
Cultivar Group (Type): Intersectional (Itoh) Hybrid
Season of bloom: Late Midseason (week 5)
Late (week 6)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Yellow
Needs support: No

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
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Martha Washington x Golden Era


Photo gallery:
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Location: Paeonia 'Singing in the Rain' taken at the 2013 Newport Flower show at Rosecliff in Newport, Rhode Island.Date: 2013-06-22Photo courtesy of: Captain-tucker
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Location: Litchfield, NHDate: 6/10/18
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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: 6-10-13
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Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, WisconsinDate: 2013-06-09Photo courtesy of: James Steakley
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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: 2012-05-07
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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 18, 2018 7:14 AM

"Paeonia 'Singing in the Rain', (3-SD-Y) Itoh Hybrid Peony, (Smith, 2002), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, semi-double, petals open apricot & fade to yellow, yellow-tipped carpels, no flares, side-buds, midseason bloomer , Michigan Bloom Month 5-6.

On opening, the flowers have a pinkish hue (apricot) and fade to a clear yellow. Petals occasionally display dark pink streaks.The flowers hold up well in the rain and may sing."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Roots, 2018 by graycrna4u Dec 21, 2018 11:00 AM 356
Which New Itoh Peonies Did You Add Last Year? by kousa Feb 28, 2018 2:45 PM 45
Looking forward to 2018 by frankrichards16 Nov 7, 2017 4:07 PM 43
Peonies from Adelman, 2017 by frankrichards16 Nov 9, 2017 8:07 PM 42

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