Peony (Paeonia 'America') in the Peonies Database

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Rudolph
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Cool medium red single with a yellow tuft of stamens.
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1992
Award of Landscape Merit: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 36 to 39 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Burma Ruby x unknown


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 14, 2014 7:27 AM

Hybridizer: Rudolph, 1956.

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Please Post Pics of Your Glorious Reds! by kousa Dec 28, 2019 7:53 PM 20
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Blooming in May.... by wcgypsy May 30, 2017 5:00 PM 56
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