Peony Registry

Cultivar
Luella
Originator
Smithers
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1994

Open pollinated P. Rockii, probably by a Japanese purple T.P. First bloomed 1989. Mauve/purple, paler at the edges, dark almost black flares, capsule white. Single, good substance, stamens, pollen, seeds, reliable. Good stem strength, grows five feet, blooms midseason. A vigorous plant, no red line on the leaf petiole. A very attractive single bloom, fringed petals, and an unusual pretty color. Seedling # 30353.

Reference: 1994-290:14