Peony Registry

Cultivar
Pluto
Originator
Daphnis
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
1987

(God of the Underworld) Parentage: Corsair self-pollinated. First year bloomed 1976. Very dark red, good stem strength, nice foliage. It is reliable with good amount of bloom. The flower is the best of the very dark hybrids that has ever been produced. The color is so rich that when a ray of light is cast on it, the glow is the color of a stained glass window. It is fragrant, has stamens, seeds and pollen. It blooms in late May. Height, five feet. Seedling # D-363

Reference: 1987-264:07