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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Glasscock / Falk
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1955
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Other: said to be a second generation hybrid (unknown parentage), but fertile
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Chalky cool pink single, comprised of ten or so cupped petals that lighten to white at their bases and sport a hairline of silvery white on their edges. A center tuft of yellow stamens surrounds green carpels tipped with pale stigma.
Needs support: No
Awards: Award of Landscape Merit: 2012

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 - 32 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer

Closing at twilight

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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-24
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-05-09
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-05-11
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-05-09
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-05-11On rainy days the bloom closes partially and looks like a tulip.
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-24
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