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Itoh / Smirnow
First bloomed 1964. Parentage. Kakoden. (Semi-double herbaceous) x Alice Harding (tree peony). Yellow, occasionally slight red blotches in center. Ball form, good substance, stamens, pollen, seeds, reliable and fragrant. Height 24-36 inches, excellent vigor, blooms midseason. Tree peony foliage, with herbaceous plant habits. Purchased by me in 1966 for my 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.