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Ama-no-sode

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Cultivar
Ama-no-sode
Originator
Japan
Group
Lactiflora
Date
before 192

Japanese type flower form; very large; mid season. The flower has not more than two rows of long, wide-spread petals of rose-pink forming a saucer-like cup about an immense center of long, yellow staminodes with flattened, crinkled tips stained with rose; carpels green with yellowish tips and white kernels at the base; fragrance poor. Medium height; vigorous growth; very floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Has the appearance of an immense crimped and ruffled wild rose. The center has a pinkish buff or “chamois” effect. “One of the most attractive peonies we have of the Japanese type.”—Boyd.

Reference: 1928-B-d:081