Paeonia 'Nova'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]

NOVA (Saunders, 1950) - First called OLGA. Yellow - Hybrid. A strain. Flowers clear pale yellow, but foliage like macrophylla; large broad and glossy. About 2 ½" tall, these are good growers and set seed well, many of the offspring coming in pale yellow. Mlokosewitschi x macrophylla, second generation. Saunders 1955 catalog. Date from Saunders 1950-51 catalog.

OLGA (Saunders, 1950) Name changed to NOVA. Single - Pale Yellow - Hybrid. Mlokosewitschi x macrophylla. Letter from Miss Saunders, 1955.

Mlokosewitschi x Macrophylla

Nova (1950 as Olga) VE, An F2. This strain has clear pale yellow flowers and large glossy leaves. Dwarf plants, but good growers and set seed well. Offspring too are often pale yellow.

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database