Sandra L. Anderson
Year Registered: 2021
Breeder/registrant: Anderson / Cartwright
Parentage: Martha W. x Golden Experience
Official registration can be found at: The American Peony Society
Parentage: ‘Martha W.’ x ‘Golden Experience’. First year bloomed 1988, first propagated 1991. Midseason bloom period. Flower form normally SEMI-DOUBLE, occasionally DOUBLE, usually 1 bloom per stem, but infrequently two or three, size 6-9 inches (15¼-23 cm). Flowers open salmon pink, fading to creamy pink towards the center with edges darker. Petals shallowly notched, delicately wavy. Red flares extend about 20% of the petals’ length, the edges blurry. Light spicy fragrance. Stamens, but pollen absent, filament yellow. Average of 3 carpels, pale green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas pale yellow, normal anatomy. No fertility observed. Sheath partial, pale creamy pink. Early foliage burgundy, matures green. Has disease resistant foliage typical of this type of cross. Upright growth to 28-30 inches (71-76 cm), mechanical support aids not needed. Named, with permission, for the wife of the originator.