Color Magnet

Group: HH

Year Registered: 1994

Breeder/registrant: Hollingsworth, D.

Parentage: Lady Alexandra Duff x Claire de Lune

Registration description:
Official registration can be found at: The American Peony Society

Parentage, seed parent #278 (raised from Pehrson seeds). Pollen parent seedling #686 (sib. to Summer Glow [Lady Duff x Claire de Lune]). First year bloomed before 1985. Hybrid, red-violet pink, single, stigmas, red purple, yellow stamens, cup shaped, has stamens, pollen, seeds. Reliable, 44 inches in height, with strong erect stems, holding large flowers close to the bush. Large and dark green foliage, vigorous. The plant is fertile both ways. Received AWARD of Merit at the National Exhibition 1993. Seedling # 1820.

From Hollingsworth Peonies: Color Magnet (Hollingsworth 1994) M-ML. Single; smoothly cupped petals of the same hue as peony Lavender, but the plant and foliage are dramatically different. Robust, medium tall, stems stoutly erect, heavy substance throughout, bold leaflets of deep green. The flower color may be more reddish where cool spring temperatures prevail. Sibling of Fairfield. Fertile both ways. APS seedling Certificate of Merit 1993.


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