Peony Registry

Cultivar
Dearest
Originator
Pehrson / Hollingsworth
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1992

Single. Hybrid. Parentage, Hybrid Dawn Glow x unknown. First bloomed before 1980. Early Pastel’s Hybrid, single very early to early, patterned with cream white petals edged and veined cool sharp pink, lighter at center, medium tall, broad bush, large leaflets, unique colored flower. Fertile both ways, presumed tetraploid. This seedling, #1423, grown from seed produced by E.L. Roy Pehrson. Seed parent Dawn Glow (Bulletin #257), pollen parent not known. Very strong stems, 30-34 inches in height. Seedling # 1423.

Reference: 1992-281:25