Paeonia 'Fairy's Petticoat'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [species cultivar] - [lactiflora]

Kortmann (1998)

'Fairy's Pettycoat' (Klehm, U.S.A., 1963) Bloemen crèmewit tot lichtroze, gestreept, gevuld; bladeren blauwachtig groen; hoogte 80 cm; bloemstengels stevig; vertakking zeer goed. De keuringscommissie en de mensen in de praktijk spreken van een uitstekende tuinpioen. Bovendien is 'Fairy's Pettycoat' goed voor de snij.


Flower type: Peony—Double

Size: 30"

Plant zone(s): 2-8

Bloom time: Early

Hybridizer: Carl G. Klehm

Ruffled crinolines of dainty pink and a double profusion of flounced petals. Fine plant form and delicate fragrance completes charm. Excellent cut flower.

FAIRY'S PETTICOAT Double, Early, Fragrant. 75cm. Ruffled petals of softest pink with a circlet of yellow petaloids. Guard petals of the same pink.

FAIRY'S PETTICOAT Ruffled petals of softest pink, with a circlet of yellow pelaloids. Single guard petals of the same pink. A most appealing fluffy double peony of the more traditional type. Great for the vase. Pink Double, Early, fragrant, 75cm.

Bloom Period: Week 5

Fragrance: Excellent

Side Buds: 1 or 2 per stem

Comments: A pretty name for a pretty peony. Slightly taller than average when in flower. It is another of those taller double peonies that are best when staked but are well worth the effort. The fragrance is exactly what you would expect from a large double flower of this colour i.e. excellent!

© 2007 La Pivonière D'Aoust


FAIRY'S PETTICOAT (Klehm) Double, early midseason. Delicate pink, turning to near white. Very pretty flowers on a sturdy plant with dark green foliage

'Fairy's Petticoat' (Klehm 1963) : flr. très double, crème à rosé pêche, pompon d'étamines pétaloïdes rosé plu; foncé entouré de pétaloïdes jaunes /forme bombe, parfumé

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