Peony Registry

Cultivar
Medea
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1977

Parentage. Generation—BC-4; Guardian of the Monastery x D-l34 F3 (BxA). First bloomed 1975. Red to deep maroon, single. Two rows of corrugated petals, the inner row forming an irregular circle around the anthers. The second row extending outward. The substance is sensuous and appealing. The color, the form and the deep center make it one of the most dramatic flowers. Strain % Moutan, % Lutea. Fragrant, reliable, good substance and good stem strength. Has some pollen and seeds likely. (Princess and Sorceress) Seedling # D-360

Reference: 1977-224:21