Peony Registry

Cultivar
Clytie
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1995

First bloomed 1975. BC 2. Parentage BC 1 x (Moutan) Red Rascal. Single, pure white with dark red flares in the center. Clytie, a water nymph, had fallen in love with Apollo, the sun. Always she is looking to the sky for her lover. Good substance, stamens, pollen, no seeds, fragrant, reliable. One bud per stem. Good stem strength, height 3-5 feet, blooms late May, dark green foliage. Vigorous. The amount of bloom varies (10-20). Colored slide. Seedling # D-343.

Reference: 1995-296:24