Paeonia 'Dawn Glow'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]

DAWN GLOW (Silvia Saunders), Clinton, New York, July, 1986. Seedling # Called Silver Dawn F3 (along with others). Parentage Third generation 'Silver Dawn' on pod parent line. First bloomed, unknown. Very early single hybrid, medium height. Ivory yellow with lavender filaments and small flares. Proven parent of wanted quality, early pastel and patterned flowers. Large flowers and leaflets. Descendant of Saunders hybrid 'Silver Dawn,' distributed first by Silvia Saunders on breeder list along with others designated 'Silver Dawn F3' this clone otherwise known as 'Phersons Silver Dawn F3' and a name is registered now to eliminate duplicate identities. Moderate increase, pollen, seeds easily. - Hollingsworth, Bulletin #259.

Dawn Glow (Saunders/Hollingsworth 1986) E.  Single; big ivory petals with lavender highlights; fragrant.  Young foliage emits clove-like fragrance in spring sun, often leading to subtle surprise in the early border.  Medium height, broad spreading but strong, with big leaflets, prominent in effect.  Distributed by Silvia Saunders (and successor growers) along with other unnamed third generation descendants under the group identity Silver Dawn F3.  Very fertile, this one used effectively by Roy Pehrson and Chris Laning.  Seed parent of our Dearest and Golden Wings and new prospects coming on. 

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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