Professor Werner Ischebeck
Year Registered: 2007
Parentage: Kelway’s Supreme x unknown
Official registration can be found at: The American Peony Society
LACTIFLORA GROUP. Seedling number 103 b9m5. Pod parent: ‘Kelway’s Supreme’. Pollen Parent: unknown. First bloomed 2004. First year propagated 2006. SEMI-DOUBLE. Flowers are medium pink, 5½ inches (14 cm) across, with one bloom per stem. Five rows of notched petals are slightly ruffled giving body to the flower. Carpels are small, seven on average, moderately hairy and light green in color. Stigmas are mid-pink. Pollen bearing stamens are less than ½ inch long (15 mm), yellow throughout. Fertility not noted. Upright plant, to 32 inches (80 cm) in height. Foliage is green. Blooms late midseason (about 10 days after ‘Red Charm’). Named to honor Professor Werner Ischebeck, medical director of the Holthausen Clinic, and pioneer of garden therapy in Germany.