Peony Registry

Cultivar
Sunrise
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1908

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1908. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom Japanese. Form of bloom globular, medium compact to compact. Differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) pale lilac rose 1 (178); guards clear; center clear, canary yellow. Strong blooms produce crown of 1 or 2 petals flecked crimson. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Large size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect to drooping, tall medium compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, very coarse; veins red. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:075