Double. Parentage: seedling #5908 x open; first bloomed 1971. Dark red ball, no stamens, seeds, or pollen; no fragrance. Good substance; 30 inches, strong and wiry stems, good grower, good increase. Dark green foliage that lasts to end of the season. Midseason. Flowers on the strong, wiry stems droop some but hold up very well through the flowering season. A fine garden peony. Seedling # 6602.