Peony Registry

Cultivar
Melissa
Originator
Anderson, R.F.
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
2010

Parentage: A seedling of unnamed herbaceous hybrid seedlings. First bloomed 2002, first propagated 2004. DOUBLE. Rounded flower, fully double, 3-5 inches in size. Opens light yellow, fades to cream. Average of 3 carpels, which are smooth and green, stigmas pink. Stamens but no fertile pollen seen. No seeds observed. Plant is very floriferous with a spreading growth habit. Some blooms may go to the ground in rain. Foliage is broad and dark green.

Reference: 2010-355:017