Year Registered: 1975
Official registration can be found at: The American Peony Society
Parentage unknown. Dark shiny red single. Light green seed pods with red tips. The wiry 36 inch stems are very adequate, with dark green clean foliage. It has a very small tuft of stamens. The flower fades very little. Seedling # 14-59.
Award of Landscape Merit (ALM) description: ‘Topeka Garnet’ (Bigger, 1975) Lactiflora Group, Early mid-season, 30″ — Dark red single with a small tuft of stamens. Carpels tipped red. Burgundy spring foliage turns very dark green at bloom time and remains healthy all season.