Intersectional Peony (Paeonia 'Going Bananas') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Roger F. Anderson
Cultivar Group (Type): Intersectional (Itoh) Hybrid
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower color description: Yellow petals and red flares.
Flower size: Large
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: 2 to 2.5 ft.
Plant Spread: 2.5 to 3 ft.
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy


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Posted by valleyrimgirl on Dec 14, 2012 5:51 PM

Hybridizer: Anderson, Roger
Registered: Not registered.
Parentage: No parentage listed.
Height: 25-29" tall
Spread: 29-35" wide
Blooming: Midseason
Minimum zone: Canadian Zone 2
Description: Very large flowers have intensely yellow single to semi double petals surrounding a tuft of yellow stamens with some red flaring in the center. It has a pleasant, slightly spicy scent. One of the best yellows ever produced. Makes an excellent garden plant as the sturdy stems require no staking. Compact growth habit.
Previous garden name: Mozart.

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 13, 2018 6:40 AM

"Paeonia 'Going Bananas', (3-SL-Y) Itoh Hybrid Peony, (Anderson, R.F.), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, single, yellow petals, red flares, yellow stamens, Green carpels with yellow tips, lightly fragrant, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5-6.

Bred by Roger F. Anderson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. An good landscape plant with fairly large flowers. Apparently it is named for one's reaction after seeing the flowers."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Roots, 2018 by graycrna4u Dec 21, 2018 11:00 AM 356
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
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