Paeonia 'Sophie'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]


lac 'Kelway's Glorious'


lobata (Perry)


10092 'Laura Magnuson', 10108 'Sophie', 10100 'Ellen Cowley', 'Carina'

2, 8, 9

SOPHIE (Saunders, 1940) - Semi-Double - Cherry - Hybrid. Deepest bright cherry semi-double; fine stems. Leaves slightly furled. Popular variety. Albiflora x lobata. List in Bulletin 129.

Sophie (1940) Three to four rows of satiny petals. The heart is rather small and compact. [Albiflora x lobata - the great race of „lobata hybrids“ This group contains many beautiful pink and red tones so long desired in the Chinese peonies; salmon, coral, rose and deep cherry pinks, to clear bright crimsons, with no hint of purple and never a bad color in all the hundreds that have bloomed. I think this is the most brilliant and e effective strain of herbaceous hybrids yet produced. . Their season is generally M. They set hardly any seed, but their F2's may be interesting. About a dozen reds, and almost thirty pinks have been introduced, many of them so similar to one another that I have now tried to sort them roughly into color groups. The pinks especially, fade off as the flower ages , into pale peach shades, so that a mature plant will have flowers of many differing tones, but all harmonious [..] are single except when otherwise noted. open deepest bright cherry

'Sophie' (Saunders, 1940),Li,B,1-3/ 70-90, kirsch- rosa, lachsgetöD2nt,,Halbgefüllt.

SOPHIE One of the more modern pinks, this time in a semi double bright and cheerful cherry pink. Makes a great show. A colour that is popular with the younger generation. Pink Semi double, Early, 65cm.

Sophie (Saunders 1940) Early midseason, Semidouble (a multi petal single for us); a bright cherry red cup of fairly large size. Vigorous, floriferous. Medium tall stems spreading in flower, makes a wider bush. Excellent cut. Has useable fertility. Item 0010.


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