Intersectional Peony (Paeonia 'Scarlet Heaven') in the Peonies Database

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Originator/Registrant: Roger F. Anderson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Cultivar Group (Type): Intersectional (Itoh) Hybrid
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Red
Flower size: 4-8 inch

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Martha Washington x Thunderbolt


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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 10, 2018 7:21 AM

"Paeonia 'Scarlet Heaven', (3-SL-R) Itoh Hybrid Peony, (Roger Anderson, WI, 1999), USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8, Medium height, single, bright red petals, gold stamens, red-tipped carpals, dark green foliage, fragrant, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5c-6.

An intersectional hybrid: Thunderbolt (Pollen) x Martha W. seedling (Seed parent). Anderson introduced only a few red peonies. Four come to mind: Peony 'Scarlet Heaven', Peony 'Kaleidoscope', Peony 'Julia Rose' and Peony 'Unique'."

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