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The best varieties of herbaceous peonies for the Moscow region

As of the beginning of this century, about five thousand grass peony varieties were officially registered in the APS consolidated register, and over the years since that time, according to a rough estimate of experts from the American Pioneer Society, it has increased by at least a hundred cultivars. To choose the best flowers for growing on your site, read the photos, names and descriptions of the best grass peonies presented in this material.

The list below includes the most popular varieties of peonies in Russia, whose reputation is beyond doubt, as well as several forms that have a good future. Description of these varieties of peonies Compiled on the basis of many years of observations and conclusions, as well as data from the Register of Varieties of the American Pionovod Society and other authoritative foreign and domestic sources.

Popular varieties of peonies and hybrid forms (with photos)

Peony "Avangard" (Avant-Guarde) - Lemoine, 1907, France.

Peony hybrid of Caucasian flora (P. lactiflora x P. wittmaniana). The shape of the flower is simple, with rounded petals, cupped. Diameter xnumx see

Flower pearl pink. Filaments are small, carmine, anthers red. Greenish pistils, dark carmine stigmas. It blooms in late May.

Ivory Whispers Peony (Ivory whispers) - R. Clem, 1999, USA.

Peony hybrid Caucasian flora. The shape is semi-double. See 13 diameter. Ivory, with a soft lemon shade. The stigma pestles are red. The height of the bush 65 see. The leaves are wide, rich green. The smell is pleasant. Very early.

Peony Iceberg (Isberg) - Soskovets, 1960, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is tall, very large.

White with a cream shade. Plant height 100, see. Stalks are powerful. The leaves are coarse, large, dark green. Rapidly developing and growing.

Peony "Aza Gray" (Asa gray) - Cruiss, 1886, France.

Terry flower, flat at first, then center develops. Light pink-lilac, with pink specks and red rims on the central petals. The height of the bush 70 cm, stems durable. The smell is pleasant. Average.

Peony "Watercolor" (Akvarer) - Dubrov, 2009, Russia.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The shape is semi-double. The flower is dark pink-lilac, with a bright stripe along the center of the petals. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong. Leaves with wide lobes, bright green. Early.

Peony "Anastasia" (Anastasiya) - Sosnowiec-Fomicheva, 1960, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Form terry bombed (terry crown). Diameter 18, see Flower pink, with a yellow ball and a red-pink center. 85 bush height, see. Smell pleasant, weak. Stems powerful, slightly colored. The leaves are green.

Peony "Angelo Cobb Freeborn" (Angelo Cobb Frieborn) - Freeborn, 1943, USA.

This variety is a hybrid of a medicinal pion. The form of terry crown - terry spherical. Diameter 18, see. Flower densely filled, outer petals are large, corrugated, the rest are smaller, velvety. The crown and center are uniform, form a high ball. The flower is dark pink and red. The height of the bush 90-105, see Stems are weak. The leaves are light, like P. officinalis, but smaller. The roots are pink and lilac. Medium early.

Peony "Athena" (Athena) - Sanders, 1955, USA.

Interspecific hybrid from a complex combination of 4 of pions of different origin - P. lactiflora, P. officinalis, P. Mlokosewitschii, P. macrophylla. The form is simple (semi-double). The flower is large, cup-shaped, two-row; petals with a wavy edge. Light pink, at the base of carmine-lilac spots. When dissolving cream in cold seasons and obviously pink in warmer, later brightens.

As seen in the photo of this hybrid variety of peonies stamens with light yellow filaments:

The bush is attractive. Height 60-90 cm. The leaves are large, wide, bright, light green. Very early.

Buckeye Bell Peony (Buckeye bell) - Maines, 1956, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The shape is semi-double. Flower 5-6-row, pinkish. Diameter 16, see dark red, almost black. The inner petals are mixed with yellow anthers. Pestles large. 80 bush height, see. Stems are straight. The smell is uncertain. Early.

Peony "Ballerina" (Ballerina) - Sanders, 1941, USA.

Hybrid of peonies of Caucasian flora. Form terry. For diameter 16, see Flower greenish yellow white. Stamens noticeable. 90 bush height, see

Stems are thick, strong. The leaves are huge, broad lobes, dull, pubescent, light yellow-green, the bottom side is gray. One of the earliest. Requires shelter in the frosty, snowless winters.

Peony "Barrington Bell" (Barrington bell) - K. Clem, 1972, USA.

Japanese form - anemonovidnaya. The flower is dark pink-purple, without shine. Staminodes (petalodia), bent to the center, the same color, with creamy-yellow tips. Stems are strong, reddish.

Dense leaves, dark green. The average period of flowering. It multiplies rapidly.

Bessie Peony (Bessie) - Krekler, 1958, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Form terry. Small flower. Gentle silver-pink-lilac, more intense shade in the center. 60 bush height, see This one of the best varieties of grassy peonies flowers are raised above the bush. Average.

Terry rosy, fully terry perfect shape. The flower is dark red carmine. The height of the bush 70 cm. Stems powerful. Leaves narrowed, elongated. Average.

Peony "Velma Atkinson" (Velma atkinson) - Wilde, 1964, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form - anemonovidnaya. Diameter 18 see. The flower is dark pink and lilac. Staminodes (petalodias) are wide, creamy, with pinkish tips. Height 80 cm. Stems erect. Stems and reddish stalks.

Look at the photo - this variety of peonies has sharp, shiny dark green leaves:

Early variety - blooms among the very first peonies. Sprouts appear very early in the spring.

Peony "Venus" (Venus) - Kelway, 1888, UK.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Form terry - crown. Diameter 14 see. Flower is light pink, with a purple tone, enhanced to the center. The height of the bush 80, see Stems strong. Leaves are wide, gray-green. The smell is pleasant, weak.

Peony "Vivid Rose" (Vivid rose) - K. Clem, 1952, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Form terry. The flower is rich hot pink, of an unusual shade. Late. The smell is pleasant. The flowers are well preserved in the cut.

Victoria Peony (Viktoriya) - Skakodub, 1988, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Terry anemone-shaped terry - terry bombed. Diameter 17, see. Creamy white flower, at dissolution with light yellow backlighting, wide white petalodias. Stems are strong, do not bend. The leaves are green narrow. 100 bush height, see. Smell pleasant. Medium early.

The best varieties of early peony, medium and late flowering period (with photo)

Peony "Betty Groff" (Betty groff) - Krekler, 1958, USA.

Japanese form - anemonovidnaya. Diameter 17 see. Flower lilac. Staminodes are long, large, pointed, “noodles”, creamy, with a slightly lilac shade. The height of the bush 75-80 cm, the stems are straight. The leaves are medium, pointed, slightly velter, green. This is the earliest variety of peonies from Japanese peonies.

Peony "Big Boy" (Bie boy) - Person, 2000, USA.

Hybrid of peony of Caucasian flora (P. lactiflora x Akinjel). Simple shape, flat. The diameter of the flower 15 cm, rounded petals. 1-2 bud on the stem. Creamy white, later white, filaments short, red at the base, anthers long, yellow. The pistils are green, the stigmas are red, in the shape of the hoof. The height of the bush 75 cm. This is a variety of peonies of a very early flowering period.

Peony "Bowl of Beauty" (Bowl of beauty) - Hughendorn, 1949, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form, diameter 16 cm.

As shown in the photo, this early grade of peonies has lilac-pink flowers:

Petalodia with split tips, white. The pistils are greenish, stigmas pink, spear-shaped. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong.

Peony "Bowl of Cream" (Bowl of cream) - K. Clem, 1963, USA.

The form is pinkish terry - from the peony of the molotchnotsvetkovy. The flower is creamy white, illuminated by hidden stamen rings. The leaves are large, elongated, dark green. Champion of the National Exhibition of Peonies USA 1994 g.

Peasant "Brother Chuck" (Brother chuck) - R. Clem, 1993, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Diameter 17, see the form of terry pinkish. The flower is white, with a yellow glow inside. The height of the bush 70, see. Side buds. Fertile stamens. Pestles are green. The smell is pleasant.

Perey "Bridel Aysing" (Bridal icing) - R. Clem, 1981, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The shape of the flower is terry bombed, fully terry. Complex form, 3-layer: outer petals are white, a crown of lemon yellow petalodias, white center. The edges of the petals are notched. For diameter 17, see White, with a light yellow glow in the depths. The height of the bush 80 cm. Stems strong, with lateral buds. The leaves are large, wide, shiny, dark green. The smell is absent. Medium late.

Peony "Beautiful Senorita" (Beautiful senorita) - R. Clem, 1999, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. Flower double row. Deep pink with cream (pink), petalodia. The height of the 75 shrub, see. Pistils with dark pink stigmas. The smell is pleasant. Average.

Peony "Valentine" (Valentine) - Holingsworth, 2004, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. Semi-double shape. Multi-row flower. Red, unusual shade. In the center are small staminodes and small petals. Average.

Peony "Varenka" (Varenka) - Krasnova, 1958, USSR.

The form is terry pinkish, high, with a funnel in the center. Diameter 18 see. The flower is bright pink, brilliant. The height of the bush 65-75, see Stems strong. The leaves are narrow, small, light green, smell pleasant. Strongly oblique. Average.

Peony "Vladimir Dubrov" (Vladimir Dubrov) - Skakodub, 1995, Kazakhstan.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 20 cm. Flower pale pink, flat. The height of the bush 120, see. Stems are thick, strong, do not bend. The leaves are wide, shiny, bright green. The bush is compact. The smell is pleasant. Medium early.

Peony "Glory Hallelujah" (Glory hallelujah) - K. Clem, 1973, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry rosy-shaped, framed spherical. The flower is intensely dark pink with a lilac tone, the base of the petals is lighter. Stems are medium. The leaves are green, without shine. The height of the 85 shrub, see Stems strong, straight, low-leafy at the top. The leaves are large, narrowed, dark green. Abundantly blooming. This is a sort of late-flowering peonies.

Peony "Glowing Raspberry Rose" (Glowing Raspberry Rose) - Cusins, 1981, Canada.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form is terry spherical. The flower is pink and crimson, with a coral backlight from the inside. There are stamens.

The height of the bush 90 cm. Stems of medium strength. The leaves are beautiful. The smell is pleasant. Early.

Peony "Gladys Hodson" (Gladys hodson) - Krekler, 1961, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. The diameter of 20, see. The flower is thick, belokremovy, at the dissolution of slightly pink, inside the reflection of the shade of ivory. The height of the bush 100, see Stems weak, bend. The leaves are large, shiny, green. Floriferous. It multiplies well. The smell is pleasant. This variety is a late flowering variety.

Peony "Gold Mine" (Gold Mine) - China.

The origin is not established. Terry shape. The name of this variety of peonies is given because of its bright yellow-lemon flowers. Height 80, see Stems strong. The leaves are trifoliate, bright green, like those of the peony of the milacto-flowering. Spring shoots are bright green. Disease prone. The smell is pleasant.

Peony "Great Lady" (Great lady) - Sanders, 1943, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The shape is semi-double. The flower is bright red-pink, the bottom is lighter. Stamens very short, greenish-yellow, anthers yellow. Cream stigmas. See 15 diameter. See 100 bush height. See White pistils with pink stigmas. The stamens are yellow. Early.

Peony "Graziella" (Graziella) - Desser, 1925, France.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 14 cm, dense flower. Pink-lilac, later brightens. 90 bush height, see. Stems are straight. The leaves are shiny, dark green. The smell is pleasant. Medium late.

Peony "Green Lotus" (Green lotus) - R. Clem, 1995, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Exotic, cactus. The flower is white, with a green base and pink tips. In the process of flowering changes shape and color: from dahlia to cactus, with curved sharp tips. There are stamens. 70 bush height, see. Smell pleasant, weak.

Peony "Good Chir" (Good Cheer) Sanders, 1942, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The flower is very bright, saturated coral-scarlet. Lightens to coral, there are bright stripes at the base of the petals. Attracts by the brightness of color. Stunted - height 50, see. Leaves with pointed narrowed lobes, bright green. Propagated by root cuttings and blooms in the first year. Early.

Peony "Daria Volodina" (Dariya Volodina) - Dubrov, 1994, Russia.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry rozovidnaya - terry crown. Diameter 12 see. Flower pale pink-pearl, more cream to the base. The height of the bush 65-70 cm. Stems well leafy. Leaves narrowed, dark green. Floriferous. Used in landscape design.

Peony "Daisy Coronet" (Daisy Koronet) - R. Clem, 1995, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The flower is exotic, margaritopodobny. The form is simple. Diameter 12, see Petals narrow, pink-white. Filaments long, yellow. Pistils with huge dark red stigmas. The height of the bush 60, see. The smell is pleasant, sweet. Early.

Dayton Peony (Dayton) - Krekler, 1962, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Diameter 17, see the shape of a flower terry. Deep pink, silver glow. The height of the bush 60 cm. Late.

Peony "James Pillou" (James pillow) - Pillow, 1936, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Terry rosy-shaped - terry crown, flower without pistils and stamens. The outer petals are rounded-heart-shaped, the inner ones are irregularly shaped. Light pink with a yellow glow from the base of the petals. The shape and color vary seasonally. Sometimes there is a ring of yellow petalodies. See 15 diameter. See 100-115 bush height. See Stems bend. The leaves are light green. This one of the best varieties of peonies is very blooming. Medium late. Champion of the National Peony Exhibition USA 1955 and 1977

Peony "JC" (Jay see) - K. Clem, 1959, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is tall, with smooth petals, without stamens, dense. Dark pink and carmine, shiny, with silver tips. The height of the bush 75 cm. Stems are straight, strong, well leafy. The leaves are large, elongated, compacted, smooth, green. Average.

Peony "John Harvard" (John Harvard) - Autun, 1931, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The shape of the flower is simple - semi-double. Dark red, not fadeable. Diameter 15 cm. Fila filaments short, reddish, anthers light yellow, stigmas dark red with green. 65 bush height, see. Very early.

Peony "Joker" (Joker) - Bokstos -Landis, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is dark pink, the center brightens later, the pink border of each petal remains. Height 80 cm. Odor absent. Medium early.

Peony "John van Leuven" (John van Leeuven) - John Leuven, 1928, Holland.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. Diameter 17 cm, cupped. Pure flower with a compact ball of yellow staminodes in the center. The height of the 75 shrub, see. In this variety of peonies, the stems are straight., The leaves are wide, medium-sized, characteristic light green with a yellow shade. Medium late.

Peony "Diana" Parks (Diana Parks) - Bokstos, 1942, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form of terry crown - terry bombed. Diameter 12, see. The flower has an original color: bright red with a slight orange tint. Particularly impressive in cloudy weather. The height of the bush 70, see Stems strong. The leaves are large, light green. Medium early.

Below is another selection of beautiful varieties of grassy peonies with photos and descriptions.

Peonies with the most beautiful flowers

Peony "Dinner Plate" (Dinner plate) - K. Clem, 1968, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Tetraploid The form is terry pinkish, the flower is large, flat. Pearly pink medium intensity, with a touch of salmon. The height of the bush 90 cm. Stems strong, leafy to the top. The leaves are medium in size, constricted, boated, dark green. Medium late. This beautiful peony variety is the champion of the United States 1973 National Peony Exhibition.

Peony "Don Pink" (Dawn pink) - Sass, 1946, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is simple, the flower is large, flat. Petals are large, folded. Pink with a purple tint. Stamens numerous, with long threads. The smell is uncertain. Medium early.

Peony "Pearl Placer" (Zhemchuzhnaya Rossyp ') - Gorobets - Tyran, 1989, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. Diameter 14 see. The flower is light pink-lilac. Staminodes are large, light yellow, with bright pink tips. The bush is compact, height 65 cm. Stems strong, straight. Stems and green stalks. The leaves are small. The smell is pleasant, strong, reminiscent of the smell of roses. Universal. Growing fast. Spring always appears one of the very first. One of the earliest blooming milk flowers peonies.

Peony "The Mighty Mo" (The mighty mo) - Wilde, 1950, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The shape is semi-double, terry. Diameter xnumx see Dark red flower, velvety, stamen ring, in the center a tuft of red petals. The height of the bush 80 cm. Stems thin. The leaves are small, shiny, dark green. The smell is pleasant, weak. Medium early.

Peony "The Feng U" (Z Feng You) - China.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form - anemonovidnaya. Diameter 14, see the flower purple-purple, staminodes pointed red-purple, with gold tips. The pistils are small, green, with purple stigmas. Height of a bush of 95 see. Leaves are dark green.

Peony "Innovation" (Innovation) - Wilde, 1970, USA.

Terry flower, red, in the middle ring of staminodia-petalodium. 16 diameter, see 80 bush height, see. Smell pleasant, faint. Average.

Peony "Karen Gray" (Karen Gray) - Krekler, 1965, USA.

Occurs from the peony of the molotsvetkovogo. Japanese form. Double row The flower is dark purple, without shine. Diameter 16-17, see Staminodes are light magenta, the tips and edges are pale yellow-cream. The height of the bush 75-80 cm, upright. Stems are strong, red, strong-leaved, dark-colored. The leaves are dark green, without shine. The smell is strong, pleasant.

Peony "Carl Gee Clem" (Carl G. Klehm) - R. Clem, 2000, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. Flower cream with marks of red. Giant, claims to be the largest terry flower among peonies. Diameter 25, see Tightly folded. Pearlescent pink, pleasant peculiar tone. The height of the bush 80, see Stems strong, olive. The leaves are large, pointed, bright green. Average.

Peony "Carrara" (Carrara) - Bigger, 1952, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. Diameter 16 see. Flower white. Staminodes are long, narrow, curving, white, with a yellow base and tips. 80 bush height, see Medium.

Peony "Claire de Lune", or "Claire de Looney" (Claire de Lune) - White, 1954, USA.

Peony hybrid Caucasian flora. The shape is simple, cup-shaped, ten lightly corrugated wide petals of dense texture, as the Americans call crimpleen. This one of the most beautiful varieties of peonies has pale yellow-cream flowers in a warm tone. Filaments short, lemon yellow, anthers light yellow. Pistils green, stigmas in the shape of hearts, cream. Stems are strong. The leaves are elongated, bright green. The smell is pleasant, weak, reminds aroma of a lilac. Shrub trim. Very early.

Peony "Color Magnet" (Color Magnet) - Holingsworth, 1994, USA.

It is considered a hybrid peony of the Caucasian flora, but, according to external signs, it comes from the peony of the miltochiflora. The form is simple, cup-shaped. The flower is red-lilac-pink. Small center with miniature yellow stamens. Pistils with dark purple stigmas. Pistil and stamens are fertile. The height of the bush 70, see Stems strong. The leaves are large, dark green. Early.

Coral Magic Peony (Coral Magic) - R. Clem, 1998, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. Semi-double shape. Flower cupped, 2-3 row of petals. Bright red coral. Diameter 16 cm. Stay filaments short, yellow. Pistils - light green, stigmas light pink. The height of the bush 90 cm. Stems powerful. The leaves are wrinkled, dark green. Early.

Peony "Cream Paf" (Cream puff) - Marx - Rogers, 1981, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is Japanese spherical. The flower is fawn with bright pink and cream staminodes. Pestle sterile. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong. Very rounded dark green foliage. The smell is absent.

Peony "Carol" (Carol) - Bokstos, 1955, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. Terry rosy shape. The diameter of the 16, see. The flower is tall, with large folded petals, sometimes forms several tops in the center. Brilliant, bright red, with a slight purple tint, does not fade. The flower usually develops slowly. The neck of the flower is bent. Height of a bush of 90 see. Leaves are green, without gloss. Cutted parts of the root. Average. The champion of national shows of peonies USA 1968, 1976.

Peony "Lallabay" (Lullaby) - Person, 1973, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. Form terry. First with a delicate pink blush, then turns white. Stamens and pistils are absent. 120 bush height, see. Very dense dark green foliage. Fragrant. Late.

Peony "Lady in Pink" (Lady in pink) Crackler, 1975, USA

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form is simple. The flower is light pink, cupped. Early.

Peony "Little Rhyme" (Little Rhime) - R. Clem, 2003, USA.

Fine-leaved peony hybrid. The form is simple. The flower is purple-red. Diameter 12, see. Petals are round, smooth. Filaments short, red. Pistils green, stigma pike, pink. Pistils and stamens are fertile. The height of the bush 40, see. Stems are straight, greenish. Leaves dissected gray-green. Very early. For stony hills.

Peony "Lois Kelsey" (Lois Kelsey) - Kelsey, 1934, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is simple semi-double, cup-shaped.

As seen in the photo, this one of the best varieties of peonies has an exotic flower, with deeply cut petals similar to the sun's rays, such as chrysanthemum:

Diameter 14, see Shade greenish white. Filaments short, anthers yellow. Greenish pistils, red stigmas. Leaves narrowed, dark green. Average.

Lotus Queen Peony (Lotus Queen) - Muravska, 1947, USA.

Japanese form. Diameter 18, see. The flower is cup-shaped, two-row, of rounded, curving inward petals. White. Staminodes are narrow, long, yellow. The height of the bush 70, see Stems thin, bent. Leaves are small, narrow, pointed, shiny, dark green. Average.

Peony "Moon Road" (Lunnaya doroga) - Gorobets, 1990, USSR.

Probably derived from the Wittman peony or large-leaved. The form is simple. Diameter 10 see. Creamy yellow flower, later white. Filaments white, anthers yellow. Pistils slightly greenish, with carmine stigmas heart. 90 bush height, see. The leaves are large, dark green. Very early.

Peony "Lybid", or "Swan" (Lybed ') - Kharchenko - Gorobets - Tyran, 1989, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is soft pink. Diameter 18, see. Similar with Mriya grade.

Peony "Masere Choice" (Mothers choice) - Glossk, 1950, USA.

The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 18, see Flower tall, dense. Pure white, creamy tint inside. The height of the bush 65, see Stems weak. The leaves are small, dark green. The smell is pleasant. Medium late. Gold Medal of the American Society of Pionovods 1993

Peony "Mai Love" (My love) - Holingsworth, 1992, USA.

It is considered a hybrid pion medicinal. (If it is a hybrid, then 2-3 is a generation, apparently all signs of a pion are milky.) The flower is completely double, conical in shape. Pearlescent, then white. Pistils and stamens reduced. Stems are strong. It develops rapidly and blooms profusely. The smell is pleasant, strong. Medium late.

Peony "Myra Makroy" (Maegee McRae) - (Tishler, 1967, USA).

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 15 see. Flower is dark pink, center is brighter. The height of the 80 shrub see. Stems are flexible, painted, like cuttings. Leaves narrowed, in a row, shiny, green. Very late. Gold Medal of the American Society of Pionovods 1998

Peony "Kid" (Malysh) - Dubrov, 2012, Russia.

Thin-leaved peony hybrid - seedling from Laddy. The form is simple. Diameter 12, see. The flower is evenly colored: bright red-carmine, at the base is light bluish. Stamens with pink threads and yellow anthers. The pistils are green, with a carmine stigma. The height of the bush 55, see Stems deviating - semi-dwarf variety. The leaves are small, dissected, compact, green, shiny. Very early.

Peony "Mother's Heart" (Mamino Serdechko) - Dubrov, 1996, Russia.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese shape, flower is very large, two-row. White. Staminodes are yellow. Pistils with bright pink stigmas, which make the flower more attractive. The leaves are bright, shiny. Medium late.

Peony "Masquerade" (Maskarad) - Akimov, 1972, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. The flower is purple-red. The height of the bush 75 see. The leaves are large, dark green. Average.

Peony "Matador Roub" (Matador's Robe) - R. Clem, 2009, USA.

Peony hybrid Caucasian flora. The shape is simple, cupped. Diameter 12, see. The flower is pure white with a creamy yellow tinge. Filaments and anthers bright yellow. The pistils are white and green, with slightly pinkish stigmas. The height of the bush 65 see. The leaves are large, bright green. The smell is pleasant, weak. Very early.

Peony "May Down", or "May Don" (May Down) - Glossk, 1947, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form is simple, the flower is large. Diameter 19 see. The flower is sparkling red-pink, the edges are lighter. Filaments light yellow, anthers light yellow. The pistils are greenish with bright red stigmas. The height of the bush 70, see. Stems are thick, strong, without leaves at the top. Leaves are medium-sized, round, dark green. Close to the Flame variety, but more pink. Very early.

Peony "Meni Happy Retrins" (Many Happy Returns) - Holingsworth, 1986, USA.

Hybrid peony medicinal or peony foreign. The form is terry bombed. The diameter of the 15, see the shape of the flower and the leaves resembles the Red Charm. Bright red, flaming. Sometimes with golden tips of petalodias in the crown. The height of the bush 65, see Stems strong. Leaves with long lobes, light green. Early. Floriferous.

Peony "Merry Mashin" (Merry Mayshine) - Sanders, 1994.

Fine-leaved peony hybrid. Di-ploid. The form is simple. Dark ruby ​​flower with bright center contrast. Diameter 15 cm. Staminate filaments light yellow, anthers yellow. The pistils are greenish, stigma pointed, red. Ties seeds. The height of the bush 60, see. Stems erect. Very early.

Peony "Mercedes" (Mersedes) - Line, 1956, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish, the flower is large, light pink, richer towards the center. In full dissolution it is almost white, pinker in the center. Stems are good, strong. The height of the 80 bush, see Medium.

Peony "Midnight Sun" (Midnight Sun) - Muravska, 1954, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese form. The flower is large, dark red. Staminodes with a golden edge. The height of the 80 shrub, see. Stems are straight, strong-deciduous, red. The leaves are wide, green-olive, shiny. Easily growing and richly blooming.

Mrs. Wilder Bancroft Peony (Mrs. Wilder Buncroft) - Nichols, 1935, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Japanese shape, large flower, with wide, overlapping petals. Dark pink, red in the depths. Staminodes (petalodias) wide - 9 mm, with yellow tips, form a ball. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong. Viable Cutting.

Mister Ed Peony (Mr. Ed) - K. Clem, 1980, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Terry flower, large, tall center, pale pink and cream. The uniqueness of this one of the best varieties of peonies lies in the fact that in different years its flowers are colored differently: from almost white to pink.

Cases of unusual color are noted: half of the flower is pink, the other is white. The smell is pleasant. The height of the 70 shrub, see Medium early. Floriferous.

Peony "Monsieur Jules Eli" (Monsieur Jules Elie) - Cruiss, 1888, France.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry bombed. Diameter 18, see Pink and Lilac flower, with silver tips. There are stamens. The height of the bush 100, see Stems strong. The leaves are of medium size, dark green, without shine. The smell is pleasant, weak. Average. Used by K. Klem to create many interesting varieties, such as Mr. Ed, Bridel Shower.

Munglow Peony (Moonglow) - Rosenfield, 1939, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 18 cm, dense flower. White with a greenish-yellow glow from the petalodium from the inside, red marks are possible, later pure white. The height of the bush 80, see Stems strong. The leaves are large, round, dark green, without shine. Strongly oblique. Medium late.

Peony "Neon" (Neon) - Nichols, 1941, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is Japanese. Diameter 16 see. Flower saturated pink-lilac color. Petals are wide, large staminodia, pink with a yellow edge. The height of the bush 85-100, see Stems and green petioles. The leaves are large, slightly collected, dark green. The variety multiplies rapidly and blooms profusely. Average.

Below you can find a photo and description of peony varieties suitable for the Moscow region.

Different varieties of peonies for the Moscow region: photos, video and description

Peony "Old Feyful" (Old Faithful) - Glascock-Folk, 1964, USA.

Interspecific hybrid from grassy peonies. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is large, with wide petals. Dark red, velvety. Often with noticeable stamens in the center. On the peduncle side buds can be formed. The height of the 95 shrub, see. This one of the best peony varieties for the Moscow region has powerful, green, strongly-decisive stalks to the top. Leaves with wide lobes, medium green. Gold Medal of the American Society of Pionovods 1997 d. Late is the most late of hybrids.

Peony "In Memory of Gagarin" (Pamyati Gagarina) - Krasnova, 1957, USSR.

The form is terry pinkish. Diameter 18 see. The flower is solid pink, with saturation to the center, the presence of stamens is possible. Pistils with underdeveloped red stigmas. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong. The leaves are shiny, dark green. The smell is pleasant. Average.

Pink Hawaian Coral Peony (Pink Hawaiian Coral) - R. Clem, 1981, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The shape is semi-double. Diameter 16, see. Spectacular shape and color of the bud. The flower is bright pink coral. Petals with white stripes on the outside and greenish at the base. The 2-3 of a number of large outer petals form a bowl in which small pink petalodias and delicate yellow stamens are located. Cream pistils. The height of the bush 75 cm. Decorative bush. Leaves narrowed, shiny, dark green. The smell is pleasant. Early. Gold Medal of the American Society of Pionovods 2000

Peony "Peter Brand" (Peter Brand) - from Holland to 1937.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry, rozovidny. Diameter 18, see Ruby-red flower, sparkling. 70 bush height, see. Odor absent. Average.

Peony "Princess Margaret" (Princess Margaret) - Muravska, 1960, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish. The flower is flat, the petals are large loose. Diameter 20 see. Dark hot pink without blue. Perhaps ring light petalodiy. Pestles are visible. The bush is well leafy.

Peony "Raspberry Rumba" (Raspberry Rumba) - R. Clem, 1999, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The shape is semi-double. Diameter 14, see. Exotic flower: dahlia, petals carved, curved. Creamy pink with purple shading. Filaments short, anthers yellow. Cream pistils with carmine stigmas.

Peony "Robert W. Autun" (Robert W. Auten) - Autun, 1948, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. Form terry. Diameter 16, see. The flower is dark red-brown, with a sheen. The stamens are light yellow with pink threads. The height of the bush 75, see Stems strong. The leaves are large, green, without shine. The smell is uncertain. Early. The champion of national shows of peonies USA 1975 and 1989.

Rose Noble Peony (Rose Noble) - Sanders, 1950, USA.

Peony hybrid Caucasian flora. The form is simple, two-row. See 16 diameter. Creamy pink flower, then whiten, purple flashes at the base. Filaments long, carmine with yellow, anthers light yellow. Pistils green, stigmas red. The height of the bush 60, see. Stalks are strong. The leaves are large, green. The smell is absent. Very early.

Peony "Red Monarch" (Red Monarch) - Omen, 1937, USA.

Hybrid pion medicinal. The form is terry rosaceous - terry bomb-shaped, the outer petals are large and wide, some with a notch. Diameter 14 see. The flower is beautiful, elegantly folded. Dark red, muffled, with a purple tinge. The height of the bush 90, see Stems strong. Leaves are medium-sized, bright green. The smell is gorgeous, thin. Medium early.

Peony "Red Magic" (Red magic) - Hei Hai Vo Tao, China.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Terry spherical shape with loose large petals. Diameter 20 see. Flower is dark red. Medium late.

Sweet-16 Peony, or Sweet-Sixten Peony (Sweet-16) - K. Clem, 1972, USA.

Terry spherical shape - terry bombed. Diameter 17, see The outer petals of the flower are large, light pink, a narrow row of yellow petals and a ball of slightly pink petals, later brightens, becoming creamy. The height of the bush 75-80, see Stems strong. The leaves are pointed, bright green. The smell is pleasant. Medium early.

Peony "Sinbad" "Sinbad" - Autun, 1941, USA.

The shape is semi-double - terry semi-spherical, the edges of the petals are dissected. 16 diameter cm, tall flower, dark purple, tips silvery. Stamens visible. The height of the bush 90, see. Stems bend. The leaves are narrow, dark green. This is a sort of late-flowering peonies.

Peony "Skarbnitsa" (Skarbnitsa) -Gorobets, 1994, Ukraine.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry pinkish, the flower is rather flat, in addition it resembles the variety Sarah Bernard. In the center of the small petals. Bright, evenly colored, pink. Large. The height of the bush 95, see Stems and stalks slightly reddish. The leaves are wide, medium-sized, slightly dull, green-brown. The smell is pleasant. Average.

Peony "Taini Tim" For any inquiries, We're here to answer you. (Tiny Tim) - Introduced by Smirnov, USA.

Hybrid from thin-leaved peony. The form is simple. Diameter 8, see Flower red. The height of the bush 30, see Stems deviating. Lower leaves start almost off the ground. Very early.

Peony "Top Brass" (Top Brass) - K. Clem, 1968, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry bombed, unusual: a whipped ball. See 18 diameter. The flower opens like an anemone-shaped, with yellow petalodias, then a pink ball grows in the center. The variety is tricolor: the outer petals are large, slightly pink, a crown of dense, short bright yellow petalodias, the center is pinkish. The height of the bush 100 cm. Weakly. Stems are strong. The leaves are large, smooth, light green. Average.

Peony "White Innosens" (White Innocence) - Sanders, 1947, USA.

Interspecific hybrid of herbaceous peonies. The form is simple, the flower is two-row, cupped, pure white. Stamens are absent, instead of them there are rows of underdeveloped pistils with rudimentary stigmas. Pestles form a bud with pink tips. The height of the bush is more than 90 cm. There is no smell. Stems are strong. The leaves are large, bright green. The upper part of the stems without leaves. Late.

Peony "Maxim Festival" (Festiva Maxima) - Millet, 1851, France.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Form terry. Diameter 20, see Flower dense, pure white, in the center and on the tips of the petals are red marks. The height of the bush 95-105, see Stems strong. The leaves are large, dark green. Abundant flowering. The smell is delicate. Medium early. Growing fast. Often found in gardens.

Peony "Charles White" (Charles White) - K. Clem, 1973, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry spherical. Flower with curled petals, white, with a touch of yellow. The height of the bush is more than 90. See Early.

Cheddar Cheese Peony (Chedder Cheese) - K. Clem, 1973, USA.

The form is terry bombed, a large flower, cream, with a yellow tinge. Complex shape and color. Initially flat, close to an anemone-shaped form, with several rows of white petals and yellow petaloids in the center. Then grows a crown of white petals, overlapping yellow petalodii. The final form - terry pinkish. The flower is white, with yellow illumination from the inside. The height of the bush is about 90, see. Stems are strong, ribbed, slightly colored. The leaves are very large, slightly elongated, dark green. Medium late.

Angel Chicks Peony (Angel Cheeks) - K. Clem, 1970, USA.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. The form is terry bombed. The outer petals are wide, slightly curving, the rest, relatively narrow, form a ball. The flower is delicate, pastel-pink, with a ring of bright petalodiums and with small red tips of petals in a bowl. Height of a bush of 93 see. Leaves in the fall redden. Late. Gold Medal of the American Society of Pionovods, 1970

Peony "Jubilee" (Yubileyniy) - Krasnova, 1959, USSR.

Comes from the peony of the lacticula. Terry rosy shape, rather flat. The flower is very large, diameter 18, see. Porcelain, pale creamy pink, with a yellow base of petals. The height of the bush 100, see. Stems bend. The leaves are large, light green. The smell is pleasant, weak. Average.

This video demonstrates the varieties of peonies, the most popular in Russian gardens:

The most fragrant peony varieties

The most fragrant peony varieties include: Alma-Ata, A.E. Candred, Amalia Olson, Anshantress, Argentina, Varenka, Spring, Graiiella, Dr. Ji. X. Neely, Duchesse de Nemours, Pearl Placer, Gismond, Kelveys Glorius, Cora Stubs, Lybed, Madame de Verneuil, Madame Cruess, Margarita Gerard, Norma Volz, Ophelia, In Memory of Gagarin, Pink Radiana, Premiere, Princes, Prinheus, Gerard, Norma Voles Ellegance, Maxima Festival, Edulis Superba, Elsa Sass, Ann Cousins, Jubilee.

When choosing the most beautiful and most fragrant peonies, you should not forget about the practical side of the issue. If you are a novice gardener, whose plot of land appeared quite recently, it is important to approach the selection of varieties not only from the standpoint of decoration, but also from the point of view of their viability and unpretentiousness in care. No less important are the criteria such as availability and relatively low price of planting material.

See photos of the varieties of peonies whose names are listed above:

The most unpretentious varieties of peonies

White varieties of unpretentious peonies: A.E. Kundred, Argentina, Blush Queen, Wesilna, Gladys Hodson, Duchesse de Nemours, Corina Versand, Madame de Werneville, Marilla Beauty, Masere Choice, Miss America, Mont Blanc, Munglow, Norma Volz, Nancy Nichols, In Memory of Academician Tsitsin, Florence Nichols Maxima, Cheddar Cheese, Elsa Sass, Ann Cousins.

Pink varieties of unpretentious peonies: Albert Kruss, Bessie, Bev, Varenka, Vivid Rose, Glory Hallelujah, Grazielt, James Pillow, Dinner Plate, Dresden Pink, The Von, Coral Pink, Lady Kate, Marie d'Ur, Madame Boulanger, Mercedes, Mrs FD Roosevelt, Mr. Ed, Monsieur Jules Elie, Sheylor Nick memory of Gagarin, Pillow Talk, Pink Jazz, Pink Reydians, Polonaise, Premiere, Princess Margaret, Raspberri Sunde, Rose Marie Lina, Sarah Bernhardt, Svetlana Udintseva, Sweet-16, Skarbnitsa, Solveig, Suzy Ku, Top Brass, Wopper, Florence Ellis, Francis Maynes, Hargrove Hudson, Edulis Superba, Angel Chicks, Jubilee.

Red varieties of unpretentious peonies: Antey, Arkady Gaidar, Best Man, Big Ben, The Mai Mo, Kansas, Marechal Mac Magon, Maestro, Music Man, Paul M. Wilde, Renato, Russia, Sweetheart, Sinbad, Typhoon, Telestar, Felix Kruss, Felix Superm, High Light.

With a Japanese flower shape: Akron, Ama No Soda, Barrington Bell, Betty Grof, Boul of of Beauty, Bu Te, Béfulful of Señorit, Westerner, Velma Atkinson, Gay Pari, Dream Mist, Pearl Placer, Iellow King, Karen Gray, Carrara, Cora Stubs, Kurilskie, Iellow King, Karen Gray, Carrara, Cora Stubs, Kuril, Iurlow King, Karen Gray, Carrara, Cora Stubs, Kurilsky, Kurilie Cookney Jishi, Largo, Lotus Queen, Midnight Sun, Moon of Nippon, Nelly Sailor, Rushumon, Neon, Tom Eckhard, White Cap, White Sands, Walter Maynes, Hit Parade.

For the garden, made in the classical style or the style of "country" fit any peonies. But for natural gardens, varieties must be chosen very carefully. For example, peonies with the so-called “French” flower shape, lush, requiring support, will look like an alien element. For gardens in a natural style, you can recommend all species peonies and peonies with a simple flower shape. Fine "Japanese" - also an option, but less successful.

Below are photos, names and descriptions of the best varieties of pions for growing in rockeries and rock gardens.

The best varieties of peonies for rockeries and rock gardens

White varieties of peonies for rockeries: Claire de Lune, Crinkled White, Moonlight Road, Requiem, Sanctus, Seraphim, Squirt, White Swan.

Pink varieties of peonies for rockeries: Athena, Lovely Rose, Laura Magnusson, Magenta Jam, May Dawn, News of Altai, Nancy, Sea Shell, Windchimes, Flame, Airlie Deybreyk (creamy pink).

Coral varieties of peonies for rockeries: Coralie, Cytheria, Ellen Cowley, Ann Bury Cause.

Red varieties of peonies for rockeries: America, Burma Ruby, Blaze, Lighty Out, Matador Roub, Montezuma, Rubiette, Night Watch, Orange Glory, Red Romance, Sable, Fairy Princess ,. Herald

Red, thin-leaved peony hybrids, with finely divided foliage: Leddy, Little Rhyme, Heme Memorial, Rose Garland, Tiny Tim, Toy Dilight, Herald, Airlie Scout.

Most fans of stony gardens believe that rockeries and peonies are incompatible things. In fact, it is not. For alpine slides suitable varieties of stunted, beautiful habit, with spectacular foliage, with simple, semi-double and terry flowers.

Grades of peonies for aotpinaire Avant-garde, Bessie, Bukey Perfect, Gay Paris, Green Lotus, Good Cheer, Daisy Coronet, Coral Fay, Promenade, Petite Porselin, Cytheria, Ellen Cowley.

Knowing what kinds of peonies are, you can choose the flowers of optimal shape and color for your garden.

Varieties of peonies for cutting and floristic compositions

Peonies are traditionally used for cutting. For sale, there is a need for varieties with high consumer demand, with abundant flowering, viable, well-stored and transportable, with long stems.

Buyers are unanimous in their preferences: they like large, densely terry and especially rose-like. Of the colors in the first place monophonic or with soft transitions.

If you want to earn seriously, stop your choice on the earliest and latest varieties. In the midst of flowering peonies flowers a lot and they are cheap.

Judging by reports from foreign sources, the whole Western world prefers such peonies in cutting: Sarah Bernard, Maxim Festivals and similar ones are clear favorites, they continue to be cut for large quantities.

In the next section of the article, you will find a description of the varieties of herbaceous peonies suitable for cutting and creating floristic compositions.

White varieties of peonies for cutting: Alma-Ata, A.E. Kundred, Iceberg, Anshantress, Gladys Hodson, Joseph Christie Df Jy. X. Neely, Duchesse de Nemours, Corina Versan, Marilla Beauty, Munglow, Maxim Festival, Elsa Sass, Ann Cousins.

Pink varieties of peonies for cutting: Albert Kruss, Angelo Cobb Freebourne, James Pillow, Dresden Pink, Lady Kate, Mrs. FD Roosevelt, Pillow Tok, Premiere, Princess Margaret, Sarah Bernard, Svetlana Sedova, Svetlana Udintseva, Skarbnitsa, Jubilee.

Red varieties of peonies for cutting: Arkady Gaidar, Best Man, Henry Bokstos, Kansas, Carol, Moscow, Music Man, Old Feyful, P. Rubra Plen, Paul M. Wilde, Red Grace, Red Charm, Sakhalin, Felix Superm.

However, it should be noted that there is a growing circle of flower lovers who prefer bouquets of peonies with a simple, semi-double, Japanese and anemone-shaped flower. These flowers are especially effective in compositions in the oriental style, in complex arrangements - in combination with other plants.

To create original floral compositions choose both simple and semi-double varieties.

White and creamy yellow: Miss America, Prairie Moon, Requiem, Seraphim.

Pink and coral: Coral Sunset, Coral Suprim, Coral Charm, Pink Hawaian Coral, Sea Shell, Flame, Sugarne Spice, Citeria.

Red: America, Blaze, Matador Roub, Red Red Rose, Sable, Sinbad, Chief Justice, Ellen Cowley.

With Japanese and anemone-like forms: Akron, Buffington Bell, Bowl of Beauty, Velma Atkinson, Doo Gell, Pearl Placer, Yellow King, Karen Gray, Kuril Islands, Mother's Heart, Midnight Sun, Moon of Nippon, Lotus Queen, Neon, Cho Chocolit, Chocn

Here you can see photos of some varieties of peonies, the description of which is presented on this page:

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