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2019 APS Convention Auction

May 28, 2019

This year’s live auction at the APS convention in Ames, Iowa featured outstanding selections of peonies and related items. Some of the peonies offered are currently otherwise unavailable, thus the auction is a great place to vie for some favorites. Jim and Lorē Sampson did an excellent job as auctioneers.

The following list is what was up for bidding:

Listing of 2019 APS Convention Peonies Offered
$100 MONROVIA GIFT CARD (5) DAMASK LYRA PLAYMATE
$50.00 SWENSON GARDENS GIFT CERTIFICATE (5) DR. F. G. BRETHOUR Magnolia X ‘ELIZABETH’ POSTILION
“Cytogenetic Studies in Paeonia”
By A. P. Saunders and G. L. Stebbens
DREAMTIME Magnolia X LOEBNERI ‘WHITE ROSE’ PRINCE OF DARKNESS
“PEONIES: Single and Japanese in the Illinois Trial Garden” EARLY SCOUT MALUS ‘MOONGLOW’ RED GRACE
15 PERSONALIZED PLANT MARKERS EARLY WINDFLOWER MARTAGON LILIES (9) REQUIEM
ACER X ‘PURPLE HAZE’ ELEMENTAL MERVYN PEES ROCKII TREE PEONY SEEDLING
ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT Collection FAITHFUL DREAM MOMO TARO / PEACH BOY ROOSTER REVEILLE
ALLAN ROGERS FRANCES WILLARD MONSIEUR DUPONT ROSELETTE
AMBROSE CONGREVE GARDEN TREASURE MYRTLE GENTRY ROSELETTE’S BABY (unregistered)
AUDREY GENA MARIE NIGHT WATCH ROSELETTE’S CHILD
BANQUET GINKGO BILOBA ‘FANTASIA’ NOSEGAY ROY PEHRSONS BEST YELLOW
BETULA NIGRA HERITAGE® GORDON E. SIMONSON NOVA RUTH CLAY
BLUSHING PRINCESS HEART OF DARKNESS OLD FAITHFUL SAMBUCUS ‘GOLD FINCH’
BOUQUET PERFECT HEPHESTOS OLD ROSE DANDY SAUNDERS 02 (unregistered) (2)
BRIDE’S DREAM HILLARY p. TENUIFOLIA RUBRA FLORE ‘PLENA’ (2) SAUNDERS 4992
BUCKEYE BELLE HOPE Paeonia tenuifolia rosea ‘KINLEN’ SKYLARK
BURMA JOY HOSTA ‘Mito-no-hana’ PASTELEGANCE Sonoma WELCOME
CALLIE’S MEMORY (2) ILLINI WARRIOR Peony Decorative Box #1 SPECIAL CHALLENGE!
CANDY HEART KAYLEIGH ANN Peony Decorative Box #2 SUNLIGHT
CANDY STRIPE KIM Peony Package The Biography, “Smart Aleck” by Howard Teichmann
CARDINAL’S ROBE KOPPER KETTLE Peony Teacup & Saucer #1 TINKA PHILLIPS
CECILIA LACTIFLORA COLLECTION Peony Teacup & Saucer #2 ULMUS PARVIFOLIA SEMPVIRENS ‘WEEPING’ (Contorted)
CHIEF BLACK HAWK LADY GAY PILLOW CASES VIKING CHIEF
Collection of HISTORIC PEONY CATALOGS LEDA PINK DOUBLE DANDY (“Keiko”) William Saunders and His Five Sons, The Story of the Marquis Wheat Family
COMMAND PERFORMANCE LITTLE CORPORAL PINK KISSES WINGED VICTORY
CONSTANCE SPRY LITTLE DARLIN’ PINUS s. ‘NISBET’S GOLD’
CORA LOUISE LITTLE RED GEM PINUS ‘STANLEY RAY’
CORNUS MAS ‘AUREA’ LOIS’ CHOICE PLANTANUS ‘EXCLAMATION’

All items are donated to APS for the auction. The proceeds are used for APS events and programs. Donations come from commercial growers and individuals. APS thanks the following donors for this years convention auction.

2019 APS Auction Donors
Brian and Mary Grimm
Grimm Peony Farm and Gardens
Roger & Sonya Jones
A-1 Nursery
LeRoy Mielke & Sue Anderson
Oh My Peonies
Alvin Sevald
Sevald Nursery
Don Smetana & Keith Abel
A & D Peonies
Jim & Carol Adelman
Adelman’s Peony Gardens
Mike & Beth Miller
Great Seal Peonies
Lois Kinlen
David & Linette Sorrentino Jim & Lorē Sampson
Rarity Gardens
Don Hollingsworth
Don Hollingsworth Nursery
Jack & Lois Girton
Juergen Steininger
Hollingsworth Peonies
Tom & Vincenza Mennella
Don Smith & Monrovia Nursery Tim Stanek
Iowa Peony Farm
Roger & Sonya Jones
A-1 Nursery
Kristin Teske
Nate & Kimberly Bremer
Solaris Farms
Mary Yee
Steve Smith Piet Wierstra
Oregon Perennial Company
Sam & Helen Finazzo
Fina Gardens
APS Donors Special Challenge
Scott Parker
Parker’s Peony & Perennial Farm
Mary Muellner
Jose Velazquez
Klehm’s Song Sparrow Farm
Becky & Keith Swenson
Swenson Gardens

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