Paeonia 'Feather Top' = Innovation

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

FEATHER TOP (Wild 56-72) Novelty. 6-7 rows of outer petals, band of yellow staminodes, topped by a cluster of rose pink petals. Flower 5 ½ " deep, 6 ½ ''across. Stiff stems. Bulletin #186 September 1967.

INNOVATION (Wild 57-44) Red novelty, similar to W56-72. Registered by Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #186 September 1967.

INNOVATION (Wild, 1970) (W57-44) - Double. Red novelty is similar in pattern to W56-72 (Named Feather Top ).

Feather Top (Wild, 1970) Rose-pink, Japanese, midseason, 32" tall, lactiflora cultivar. Unusual shaped bloom with a pouf of slightly lighter pink petals out of the center surrounded by golden staminodes. A real charmer!

M.S. Uspenskaja 2003, p. 142:

Svetlana Poperechnaya 2006:

Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk: index plantarum 2007, available under [link]: listed

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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