Tree peony. Parentage: seed from John Simkins, Canada. First bloomed in 1999. Velvety burgundy, semi-double hybrid. Raised flat, stamens, pollen, seeds, one bud per stem, good substance, good amount of bloom. Most attractive tree peony with small leaves of light green. Flower sits well in the bush. Height 2 meters, midseason flowering. Seedling # McF 56.