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APS 2016 Online Fall Auction

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Preview Auction Items: October 3 - 7, 2016!

Auction Bids Accepted: October 8 – 9, 2016!

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Anderson’s Kaleidoscope

(Anderson, R.F. / Kornder 2006) Itoh Hybrid. A beautiful Itoh hybrid, with a single type flower with a plethora of colors, each petal appears to be hand painted. Foliage is also outstanding for its shrub-like appearance. Mature plants stand 30” tall and 40” wide.

Donated by David & Linette Sorrentino

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Current Bid = $86.75

Athena

(Saunders 1949)A rare, creamy pink hybrid single with an interesting accent of deep rose-pink flares at the base of each petal. Cup shaped blooms have rich gold centers.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $45.00

Bartzella

(Anderson 1986) Itoh Hybrid. This Intersectional has nearly full Double, large fluffy lemon yellow blooms with soft red flares and white stigmas at center, a few sidebuds extend flowering, fragrant. Very strong grower, prolific increase, makes a medium-large bush, an excellent garden plant, attracts extraordinary popularity. Grand Champion flower 2002 American Peony Society Exhibition at Madison, Wisconsin. 'Bartzella' is a winner of the American Peony Society Gold Medal.

Donated by Ellen Valley

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Current Bid = $36.00

Circus Circus

(Klehm, R.G. 1995) White semi-double flowers with lively, irregular raspberry streaking. Raspberry tipped pistils and yellow centers complete the blooms of Slightly fragrant.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $25.00

Collection - Don Hollingsworth Intros - Garden Lace, Mary Elizabeth, and Stellar Charm

Garden Lace (Hollingsworth Collection Item #1)

(Hollingsworth 1992) Single flower form, light pastel petals surround the tight center of pale yellow, lacy staminodes; heavy substance imparts a creamy quality throughout. Fragrant. One of the most rain proof of peonies, a standard of excellence for the landscape. Spent petals are self cleaning, abundant side buds open new flowers for two weeks or more. Medium height, dark green leaflets; vigorous, prolific. Will produce seeds.







Mary Elizabeth (Hollingsworth Collection Item #2)

(Hollingsworth 2004) Japanese flower form, bright red-pink guard petals surround a center of light yellow staminodes. Like a midseason hybrid the petal color remains attractive to petal fall, does not go off purple. Flower placement is close to the bush, for extended flowering do not remove side buds. Medium height, vigorous bush, very floriferous. Named for a friend. Back cross of a hybrid to a Lactiflora.











Stellar Charm (Hollingsworth Collection Item #3)

(Hollingsworth 2005) Lactiflora Early Midseason Lactiflora White, guard petals cupped. White center petals or yellow petalodes, often the forms mixed. Petal substance excellent, flower a symmetrical bowl, side buds extend flowering. Erect bush, medium tall, dark green leaflets make an effective background for the white flowers. Best in Show APS Convention/Exhibit 2009.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Collection
Current Bid = $31.00

Coral Fay

(Fay 1973) Semi-double flower form, many petals of a rich reddish-coral color are more typical of a midseason hybrid, but opening earlier in the season. The flowers cover a dense bush of many narrow leaflets, presumably reflecting a measure of fern leaf peony ancestry. It is a vigorous, strong grower, the bush is of medium height, spreading, but does not breakup while in flower.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $10.00

Dinner Plate #1

(Klehm, Carl G. 1968) Aptly named for its wondrous size. The contrast of the huge seven inch shell pink blossoms against the dark green foliage creates a dramatic visual impact. Beautiful double pink with the "classic" Peony look, 'Dinner Plate' is a perfect selection to include in a Peony collection or on its own as an outstanding specimen plant. Mildly fragrant. Grand Champion, Milwaukee National Exhibition 1973.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $15.00

Dinner Plate #2

(Klehm, Carl G. 1968) Aptly named for its wondrous size. The contrast of the huge seven inch shell pink blossoms against the dark green foliage creates a dramatic visual impact. Beautiful double pink with the "classic" Peony look, 'Dinner Plate' is a perfect selection to include in a Peony collection or on its own as an outstanding specimen plant. Mildly fragrant. Grand Champion, Milwaukee National Exhibition 1973.

Donated by Ellen Valley

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Current Bid = $10.00

Early Windflower

(Saunders 1939) Single, white, hybrid. The plants are graceful and unusual, with nearly fern-type leaves. The beautiful white flowers nod slightly.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $53.00

Edward Steichen

(Saunders) Semi-Double - Red - Hybrid. Magnificent dark red. The finest of this strain. Albiflora x officinalis.

Donated by Don Hollingsworth

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Current Bid = $32.00

Etched Salmon

(Cousins / Klehm, R.G. 1991) Salmon-coral fully double blooms with most unusual and attractive, golden etched internal petaloids. Fragrant with good stems. American Peony Society Gold Medal Selection. Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $50.00

Faithful Dream

(Stanek 2014) Semi-double hybrid. The name reflects the parentage ‘Old Faithful’ x ‘Salmon Dream’. This peony holds semi-double salmon pink flowers (mature plants may develop double flowers) that are up to 8 inches on strong 34” stems, allowing this plant to be a wonderful landscaper. The foliage is large, dark green, broadly pointed, and holds will into autumn, my produce some side buds. Vigorous increase and strong overall growth.

Donated by Tim Staneck

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Current Bid = $101.89

Going Bananas

(Anderson 1935) Itoh Hybrid. Large, light yellow single flowers nicely held on the plants. Red flares add just the right definition to the blooms. Itoh Peony 'Going Bananas' is an excellent garden plant with a compact habit. Lightly fragrant.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $40.00

Green Lotus

(Klehm 1995) This lactiflora has white flower with striking lime green streaking, soft pink highlights, and deep green foliage. Unusual cactus flowering dahlia type.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $13.00

Happy

(Klehm, R.G.) Rosy lavender-red hybrid single blooms. Nicely formed compact habit with attractive blue-green foliage.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $16.00

Iphigenia

(Daphnis 1977) Lutea Hybrid. Dramatic, velvety dark red blooms on a backdrop of graceful green foliage. Dark maroon flares accent each enormous petal.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $56.00

Itoba

() This is not an APS registered name. This is a Japanese fern-leaf peony (tenuifolia). An early bloomer adding a striking accent to a spring garden.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $20.00

King Midas

(Lins 1942) This lactiflora has rich foliage of deep green hue. A semi-double flower of Crimson Maroon. The plant proves to be tall and erect. A mid-season bloomer.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

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Current Bid = $40.00

Kirinmaru

(Japan) A Japanese lactiflora, boasts lots of double white blooms heavily streaked by raspberry red stripes. The 4-6 inch flowers are offset nicely by dark green foliage on stems up to about 30-inches. Slow to start, this unique peony will be the center of conversation once it's established.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $30.00

Little Darlin'

(Anderson 1986) Itoh hybrid. Vigorous grower with excellent foliage. Lavender-pink, 3-4" cup-shaped flowers are spectacularly highlighted with dark purple flares. A reliable, above average bloomer with excellent stem strength.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $68.75

Little Red Gem

(Reath 1988) This is a wonderful fern-leafed peony. The delicate single red flowers float nicely above a nicely rounded bush.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $20.00

Madison

(Klehm, R.G. 2003) Japanese form. Slightly fragrant blossoms of clear, medium pink with deep pink tipped stigmas and luxurious foliage.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $10.00

Maria Teressa

(Daphnis 1996) Lutea Hybrid. Bright raspberry pink blooms with dark flares are held high on vigorous plants. Good substance and strong stems. Tree Peony 'Maria Teressa' is very floriferous with an abundance of flowers. Fragrant.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $60.00

Moonstone

(Murawska 1943) Perfectly formed blush pink double turns towards ivory. Very fragrant.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $16.00

P. ostii

(Species) Tree Peony 6-7 year old plant which was grown from seed from APS's SDP and it has bloomed for the past 3-4 years. Large (6-7 inches) white/lavender blooms.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $64.00

P. peregrina

(Species) Red, single, early, 32" tall, species. An unusual bright red flower with orange tones that is used for crosses to pass the orange/red/coral/cherry tones to varieties.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $17.00

Paula Fay

(Fay 1968) Shocking pink, semi-double, early, 35" tall, hybrid. A lustrous pink semi-double that lights up the garden and your spirits early in the season! APS Gold Medal Award 1988.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $10.00

Perfect Princess

(Klehm, R.G.) Delightful white double is nicely accented by the bright golden anthers tucked in among the petals. Good clean foliage. Peony 'Perfect Princess' is suitable for cut flowers.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $12.00

Port Royale

(Krekler / Klehm, R.G. 1996) This Japanese form flower is an elegant deep wine red, with large center puff. Sweetly scented. This plant does not need support during mid-season flowering.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $16.00

Red Grace

(Glasscock / Klehm, R.G. 1980) Herbaceous Hybrid Early Midseason Bomb double flower form, large, intensely pigmented ruby red flowers. Color is dark but not blackish. Combined with excellent substance, the many petals make a very appealing flower. So tight with petals it is almost a complete globe shape, flower look may vary some seasons due to obscured guard petals. Flexing stems need added support when flowered in the landscape.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $17.00

Rosemarie Lins

(Lins 1958) Double type white with flower red markings.Quite tall in stature. Late season bloomer. Awarded American Home Achievement Medal at Minneapolis 1958.

Donated by David & Linette Sorrentino

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Current Bid = $26.00

Salmon Dream

(Reath 1979) Pink, semi-double, midseason, 32" tall, hybrid. A cupped, warm salmon-pink delight with dark green glossy foliage. Best of Show at the 2014 APS Exhibit in Louisville.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $31.00

Shawnee Chief

(Bigger 1940) Red, double, late mid-season, 36" tall, lactiflora cultivar. Outer 3 rings of petals are larger than center petals. Strong stems and a good cut flower.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $20.00

Snow Mountain

(Bigger 1946) Snow white, bomb-type double, lightly fragrant, midseason, 34" tall, lactiflora. The flower opens to a loose, high mountain of snow white petals with an inner glow of yellow, sometimes with red flecks.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $20.00

Sonoma Sun

(Tolomeo 1996) Yellow, single, midseason, 35" tall, Itoh. Opening a rosy yellow and turning to clear yellow with small red center flares. The ovary sheath and the carpal tips are also yellow.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $52.00

Spiffy

(Klehm 1999) Lactiflora Midseason Japanese/Anemone flower form, large, fuchsia-red guard petals, good substance. Center cluster of petalodes colored cream with some pink. Fragrant. Strong stems with side buds. No stamens, pollen or seed.

Donated by Scott Parker

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Current Bid = $20.00

Tropicana

(Nordick 2012) Hybrid of semi-double form. This flower is similar to ‘Pink Hawaiian Coral’ but more petals. The color does not seem to fade has do other coral cultivar. Foliage has a bronze hue when emerging turn green. A vigorous grower. First time to be offered at auction. It received a Certificate of Merit as N-3005 at the APS Exhibition in Omaha in 2012.

Donated by Tim Staneck

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Current Bid = $101.89

Urania

(Daphnis 1995) Lutea Hybrid. Striking golden yellow with small red flares at the base of each flower petal. Fragrant with good substance.

Donated by Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $55.00

White Sands

(Wild & Son 1968) White, Japanese, midseason, 36" tall, very fragrant, lactiflora. The fragrance wins on this flower! Flower forms from predominate yellow to fluffy white centers to make it more exciting! Stands upright.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $16.00

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Photographs provided by Song Sparrow, Adelman Peony Gardens, Don Hollingsworth, and Scott Parker.