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Seidlite

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Cultivar
Seidlite
Originator
Tolomeo
Group
Lutea Hybrid
Date
2005

Lutea hybrid tree peony. Parentage unknown, seed from Bill Seidl. First bloomed 1994, propagated 2001. Semi-double out-facing flowers to 6 inches in diameter. Rosy pink petals, suffused with yellow, dark wine colored flares diffused over lower quarter area of petals. Guard petals cupped, 2 inches wide. Average of four light green, smooth, carpels. Wine colored filaments, lighter wine at tips. Stamens average ¾ inch. Pollen and seeds. Exceptionally fertile as both seed and pollen parent. Sheath partial, pink. Height to 5½ feet or more. Yellow-green foliage on upright plant, turns bronzy-yellow earlier in fall than other similar plants. Tends to re-bloom in fall, though not profusely. Fall blooms reported to be smaller than in the spring, and a richer pink not suffused with yellow. The name recognizes the hybridizer, Wm. Seidl, and is used with permission.

Reference: 2005-336:221