Paeonia 'Burma Midnight'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]

BURMA MIDNIGHT-Roy Klehm, Charles Klehm and Son Nursery, Jan. 25, 1980. Parentage, female parent Burma Ruby x ?. First bloomed about 1965. Dark red single flowering hybrid peony whose growth habits are somewhat more vigorous and taller than the parent Burma Ruby. Flower is deeper red than Burma Ruby. Has fertile pollen, seeds, 32-inches in height, early, no fragrance. Plant Patent applied for.


Flower type: Peony—Single

Size: 38

Plant zone(s): 2-8

Bloom time: Mid

Hybridizer: Roy G. Klehm

Rare seedling selection of 'Burma Ruby' has much darker scarlet flowers and taller plant habit than its famous parent. Smooth petals enhanced by a tight yellow center.

Blooming time Week 5

Fragrance: Faint

Side Buds: No

Comments: An offspring of ‘Burma Ruby’. The flowers are perfectly symmetrical around a tidy centre. The colour is several shades darker than its parent making it a dramatic addition to the perennial border.

© 2007 La Pivonière D'Aoust

Dark red, single, midseason, 38" tall, hybrid. The dark scarlet petals are set off by yellow stamens and striking purple flares. The buds are tulip-shaped as they open

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