George Yorke

Group: HH

Year Registered: 2008

Breeder/registrant: Fawkner

Parentage: unknown x unknown

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

Seedling S 503. Parentage unknown. First bloomed 2001. SINGLE. White rounded petals, one bloom per stem. No fragrance. Has stamens, filaments pale yellow, has pollen, produces seeds which are unusually large. Average of 3 pale green carpels, moderately hairy, with cream stigmas. Sturdy upright growth not needing support, height 49 inches (125 cm). Early bloom season. An unusually tall tropical-looking peony with large, veined, light green leaflets, large flowers, and abundant over-sized seeds. Gives an overall impression of stately magnificence.


2018-06-03 21:27:36 and 2018-06-03 04:34:55

2 Comments
  1. Author
    khurtekant 6 years ago

    That’s a cultivar from Harald Fawkner in Sweden. He does sell plants, but he does not own a real nursery. He usually sells only a few plants from different varieties each year, and I don’t see or remember that cultivar ever being listed. Several of his introductions have been bought by other (small) nurseries that are propagating them, thus in a few years time some of them will become more widely available, but those that haven’t been bought by other commercial peony nurseries are unlikely to receive wide distribution. You can contact him directly to know for sure, he’s a very friendly person. His contact details are on his website where you can see several pictures of his varieties: http://www.speedcloud.com

  2. doug-yorke 6 years ago

    does anyone sell these??

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