PlantsPeonies→Peony (Paeonia 'America')

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
Child plants: 2 child plants


We're Celebrating Peonies!We're Celebrating Peonies!
By dave on May 23, 2015

We open the Peonies Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars in our peonies database. Join us as we spend the week celebrating these wonderful blooms.

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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Peony 'Viking Full Moon' (Pehrson-Seidl, 1989) by frankrichards16 Jun 20, 2020 4:48 AM 2
Paeonia 'Coral Charm' (Wissing, 1964) by frankrichards16 Jun 8, 2020 1:32 AM 4
Peony 'Abalone Pearl' (Krekler 1978) by frankrichards16 Jun 3, 2020 5:33 PM 14
Please Post Pics of Your Glorious Reds! by kousa Dec 28, 2019 7:53 PM 20
Have Miss America Peony for Acorns by kousa Oct 9, 2019 4:21 PM 2
Peonies with fall color by frankrichards16 Sep 21, 2019 6:12 PM 9
Don Hollingsworth, peony hybridizer extraordinaire by frankrichards16 Dec 29, 2018 6:50 AM 23
Lyman D. Glasscock (1875-1972) Elmwood, Illinois. by frankrichards16 Apr 29, 2021 5:15 AM 35
Pretty Pictures from the Past by Mieko2 Mar 19, 2018 5:26 PM 239
Adding Pictures to the database by jnbgregg Jul 20, 2017 10:23 AM 4

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