Rocket’s Red Glare
Year Registered: 2004
Breeder/registrant: Smith, D. R.
Parentage: Martha W. x Golden Era
Seedling # IC 95-34. Parentage: Lactiflora ‘Martha W.’ x tree peony Golden Era. First bloomed 2002. Large single flowers are a clear, very bright yellow with large dark crimson flares that are extremely prominent. An attractive center contains 5 pale green carpels capped with dark red stigmas enclosed in a cream colored sheath, all surrounded by a loose ring of stamens. Single flowers 6-7 inches in size. Plant height to 30 inches Mild but pleasant fragrance. Buds: Generally two per stem. Photo on file.