Paeonia 'Color Magnet'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]



COLOR MAGNET (Don Hollingsworth, Maryville, Missouri), March 14,1994. Seedling #1820. Parentage, seed parent #278 (raised from Pehrson seeds). Pollen parent seedling #686 (sib. to Summer Glow [Lady Duff x Claire de Lune]). First year bloomed before 1985. Hybrid, red-violet pink, single, stigmas, red purple, yellow stamens, cup shaped, has stamens, pollen, seeds. Reliable, 44 inches in height, with strong erect stems, holding large flowers close to the bush. Large and dark green foliage, vigorous. The plant is fertile both ways. Received AWARD of Merit at the National Exhibition 1993. Bulletin #290.

Color Magnet (Hollingsworth 1994) M-ML.  Single; smoothly cupped petals of the same hue as peony Lavender, but the plant and foliage are dramatically different.  Robust, medium tall, stems stoutly erect, heavy substance throughout, bold leaflets of deep green. The flower color may be more reddish where cool spring temperatures prevail.  Sibling of Fairfield.  Fertile both ways.  APS seedling Certificate of Merit 1993. 

Svetlana Poperechnaya 2006:

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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