Paeonia 'Vela'

type: [tree peony] – [lutea hybrid]

Vela. Bremer. 2019. Advanced generation lutea hybrid. (Theresa Ann x Autumn Harvest). Seedling number is 'NB5'. Parentage is Seidl #58 x Seidl #16. Soft lavender-pink semi-double flowers with maroon flares to 1/4 of petal length. Some years there is more cream in the flowers due to climate conditions. Petals are rather uniform in size and shape, creating a eye catching flower. Stigmas coral in color and filaments are dark lavender-purple. Sheath is lavender-purple. Flower carriage is outward on stiff stems and are reminiscent of a ships sails. Good amount of bloom each year. Plants grow to 4 feet and as wide in Wisconsin. Good ground shoot production and easily grafted. Fertile both ways, but pollen is easier. Vela is a constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for the sails of a ship. A good grower that always catches viewer's attention. Limited. One per customer as supply lasts.

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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