Peony Registry

Cultivar
Leda
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1977

First bloomed 1974. Parentage. Generation—BC-3; J-ll (Kokamon) x BC-2. Pink with red streaks going through each petal. Single. Two rows of petals, well formed and rounded. The flower is very big, like any Moutan. Opens fully and exposes its center well. Flares are dark, which gives it a mysterious feeling. Strain: % Moutan, VL Lutea. Has pollen and seeds. Fragrant. Good stem strength. Reliable. Good substance. Strong foliage. (Queen of Sparta, mother of Castor and Pollux.) Seedling # D-308

Reference: 1977-224:21