First bloomed 1964. Parentage. Kakoden. (Semi-double herbaceous) x Alice Harding (tree peony). Yellow, with red blotches in center. Ball form, stamens, good substance, reliable, has pollen, seed and fragrant. 24-36 inches in height, blooms mid-season. Excellent vigor. Has tree peony foliage, herbaceous plant habits. Purchased by me in 1966 for exclusive use. Now known as ITOH-SMIRNOW HYBRID. Introduced in this country and other countries by Louis Smirnow. Registered by Louis Smirnow, Jan. 16, 1974.
Itoh / Smirnow