SOFT BLUSH-TO-WHITE FULL DOUBLE; Shirley Temple possesses fine “Tissue Paper” petals, with luminescent pinks that mature to a clear white. Shirley Temple has dark green leaflets on sturdy stems.
Fragrance: Lightly Fragrant
Bloom Time: Early-Midseason
Size: 34 inches tall, up to 8 inches in diameter
Reasons To Love It: This darling is one of the most cultivated peonies in the world – with very large blooms in full double-rose type, sturdy stems & sidebuds. Shirley Temple is great for landscaping & cuts – used often in bridal bouquets.
Hybridizer: Smirnow, bef. 1948