Edna’s Wish

Group: Herbaceous Hybrid

Year Registered: 2020

Breeder/registrant: Stanek

Parentage: Old Faithful x Lemon Chiffon

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

Received January 5, 2020. Seedling No: CRM#2. Parentage: ‘Old Faithful’ x ‘Lemon Chiffon’. First bloomed 2005, first propagated 2009. Mid/Late season bloom period. DOUBLE, size 7-8 inches (18-20 cm), normally 3 blooms per stem, fragrance. Sidebuds present as semi-doubles. Creamy light yellow flushed pale pink most heavily on outer rows of petals. Carpels variable, may number up to 4, or be completely absent. When present, white, moderately hairy. Light pink stigmas may be feathered, but have produced seeds. Some pollen-bearing stamens can be found amongst the petals. Staminodal disc obscure. Upright spreading bush 38-40 inches tall (96-102 cm). Strong stems support the flowers without added mechanical support. Foliage provides color in the fall (amber, purple, red). Has demonstrated good potential for cold storage and vase use. Awarded Certificate of Merit and advanced to Court of Honor at 2014 APS Annual Exhibition, Mansfield, Ohio (Bulletin #371, September 2014, pg 22). Named for the registrant’s mother-in-law.


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