ITOH - DARK, BRASSY PINK DOUBLE FLOWERS that FADE OUT TO CREAMY ROSE PINK; Hillary has a beautiful fragrance & gorgeous symmetry.
Bloom Time: Early-Midseason
Size: 24-26 inches tall
Reasons To Love It: This ITOH is a traffic-stopper for Pure Peonies. With Hillary's size, striking contrast in rose, orange, yellow colors and perfect symmetry this peony is always in high-demand, and being used for modern arrangements.
Hybridizer: Anderson, 1999
DEEP WINE-RED JAPANESE: Ada Niva has glossy & lustrous foliage with a center etched with gold/white. Its puffy center is surrounded by lovely cupped petals. Ada Niva has seeds, but no pollen & enjoys a slight rose-like fragrance.
Fragrance: Mild Fragrance
Bloom Time: Early-Midseason
Size: 18 inches tall
Winner: Best Landscaper Peony
Reasons to Love It: This Best Landscaper Peony is uniquely beautiful & copes superbly under tough conditions. This variety is short & especially good for landscaping in the front of a landscaping display.
Hybridizer: Niva/Snelson, 1999
RICH, WARM RED ANEMONE to BOMB; Many Happy Return's pom-pom red blooms are occasionally highlighted by a few yellow edges on their collars. Its stems are erect & has lightly-waved leaflets.
Bloom Time: Early Midseason
Size: Medium Height
Reasons To Love It: Many Happy Returns has made for Many Happy Pure Peony Customers. Hollingsworth’s Gold Metal Winner is well-respected for the richness of its red. It also has many stems, and is very prolific. It's fantastic for floral designs due to the fact that Many Happy Returns has long lasting cuts (holds for weeks in storage!).
Winner: APS Gold Medal & Best Landscaper Medal
Hybridizer: Hollingsworth, 1986
CARDINAL RED BOMB; This Herbaceous hybrid spans a full 9 inches in diameter & possesses a handsome, fragrant scent.
Fragrance: Very Fragrant
Bloom Time: Mid-season
Size: 32 inches tall, blossom up to 9 inches in diameter.
Reasons To Love It: This peony commands attention at many national exhibitions with its huge bomb, spanning 9 inches in diameter. Command Performance proudly emits a gorgeous fragrance. With no pollen or stamens, it makes for a great wedding flower!
Winner: APS Grand Champion, Best of Show
Hybridizer: Hollingsworth, 1996
DEEP VELVETY RED SEMI-DOUBLE to FULL-DOUBLE; This renowned peony has an enormous bud & heavy substance. Known for its reliability – Hence the name “Old Faithful”!
Bloom Time: Midseason
Size: 36 inches tall, very large blooms
Reasons To Love It: Old Faithful is considered one of the most advanced peonies for landscaping characteristics & the “Gold Standard” for future breeding efforts. This Peony is low-maintenance, and perfect for the viewed landscape.
Winner: APS Gold Medal & Best Landscaper Peony
Hybridizer: Glasscock/Falk, 1964