Paeonia 'Golden Era'

type: [tree peony] – [lutea hybrid]

GOLDEN ERA -(David Reath, Vulcan, Michigan), March 1984. Seedling # A199. Lutea hybrid. Parentage: Golden Isles x Daphnis fertile pollens. First bloomed 1971. Yellow, reddish flares, stamens, pollen, seeds, fragrant. One to three buds per stem, moderate amount of bloom, sturdy stems, flowers held high above the foliage, 5' height. Bloom in lutea hybrid season, sturdy growth, heavy textured leaves. Carpels green, cream stigmatic tips, reddish maroon flares at base of petals, radiates outward. Very light reddish picotee edge on most petals, very heavy petal substance. Fertile pod and pollen.

Reath Nursery:

Elizabeth Babb on webshots 2005:

Golden Era. Reath. 1984. Advanced generation lutea hybrid. Single to semi-double large yellow flower supported by strong stems. Cream sheath and stigmas with red stamens topped with yellow anthers. Plants are fast growers that become quite large over time. Often produces 2 or 3 flowers to a stem. Flowers are quite showy. Leaves are large and of heavy substance. Produces excellent pollen and and somewhat reluctantly seed. Flowers are well displayed in an outward fashion. Used as the pollen parent of many intersectional hybrids. Easy garden subject and hardy. (Golden Isles x Daphnis pollen)

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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