Peony (Paeonia 'Mahogany') in the Peonies Database

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Lyman D. Glasscock
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1937
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Japanese
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Two rows of intensely pigmented, dark red petals. Each petal lightens toward base and lower mid rib creating less color saturated flares. Creamy green carpels tipped lightest pink, encircled by a ring of short, thick and barely transformed staminodes.
Flower size: Medium
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 2015
Award of Landscape Merit: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 34 to 36 inches (86-90 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Parentage: Unknown Paeonia lactiflora x Otto Froebel

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RED HOT HOTS! - Red Stems, Leafs, & Blooms - ORDERS - Kim by Kim Apr 12, 2012 9:41 PM 16

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