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Kishu Caprice

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Cultivar
Kishu Caprice
Originator
Sasaki / Rogers, A.
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1988

Tree peony with unknown suffructicosa. First bloomed 1939. Silvery rose double ball, good substance with heavy amount of bloom. Has stamens and pollen, excellent stem strength, very very early and grows to 5′ in height. Large leaves of medium green. This plant is in bloom by the second or third week in April here in Oregon. The seedling was brought from Kishu perfecture Japan as an unbloomed seedling. Permission has been given Caprice Nursery to name this plant Kishu Caprice and to propagate, introduce, and sell it through their catalog. Permission granted by Arthur O. and Mrs. Sasaki, Tualatin, Oregon.

Reference: 1988-268:15