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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Orville W. Fay
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1968
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Rich, medium pink, floriferous, may be fluorescent pink or bright light red in cooler climates.
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1988

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Bravura x unknown


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 frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 26, 2018 9:52 AM

"Paeonia 'Paula Fay', (2-SD-PK) Hybrid Peony, (Orville W. Fay 1968), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, semi-double, hot pink petals, gold stamens, early bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5.

Second generation species hybrid peony. Seedling of Bravura. APS Gold Metal 1988. Flower color is described as deep fushsia pink, vivid pink, medium pink, shocking pink, fluorescent pink, deep bright pink and hot pink. I relate to hot pink."

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Posted by floota (Roanoke, VA - Zone 7a) on May 8, 2013 8:39 AM

I have had this one for years, and it appears much darker here than the other image shown in the DB.

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iheartmrf From May 5, 2018 to May 14, 2018 Bloomed
Beautiful barbie pink blooms, large yet weak in the rain and wind, petals have blown everywhere. Gorgeous color. 5-7 blooms on each of my three plants.
iheartmrf On May 2, 2018 Obtained plant
Purchased from Costco.
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