Peony Registry

Cultivar
Top Hat
Originator
Reynolds
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1971

Lactiflora, Japanese, Parentage unknown. 6V2″ x 3″ flowers, cardinal red (RHS 53D) 18D centers. No stamens. Amber, red, tipped carpels. Guards slightly recurved, center moderately compact. 32-34″ in height. Foliage deep minate, full to ground. 2-3 buds casionally red at center. Flori-ferous, hardy and vigorous plant. Blooms midseason. Seedling # 43-14.

Reference: 1971-201:31