Peony Registry

Rose Shaylor

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Cultivar
Rose Shaylor
Originator
Shaylor
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1920

Double type; very large; midseason. Pale flesh-pink, tinted with rose-pink, lighter at the edges and shading to creamy yellow at the base of the petals; center petals strongly marked at the edges with crimson; flat flower which opens hollow in the center, displaying creamy flesh-pink surrounded by a band of similar richly colored petals; mildly fragrant. Tall; strong; free-flowering; stiff stems. Good foliage. Flower is very broad and flat, and extremely handsome. Still scarce. More mature plants might show some variation from the above description. “One of Shaylor’s best.”—Fewkes.

Reference: 1928-B-d:140