Paeonia 'Black Forest'

type: [tree peony] – [lutea hybrid]

BLACK FOREST (Bill Seidl), Manitowoc, Wisconsin, July 9, 1996. Seedling #SH-33. Parentage Golden Era x Chinese Dragon. Hybrid tree peony. First bloomed 1987. Flowers are old rose with yellow undertones, reliable, stamens, pollen and seeds, fragrant. This flower has dark flares, filaments, and sheath, greenish carpel tips, semi-double, occasionally very double, not carried well above the foliage, sometimes nodding. Superb foliage, leathery and waxed, dark green with short petioles and leaflet attachment. Dense clump. Named for its foliage, not the flower. Clump measures 30" x 40" wide. Fertile both ways. (A black-red mutation occurred in 1995 which hopefully can be propagated.)

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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