Flowers are held high above foliage on strong, red stems. This is another Saunders peony with very crepe paper-like petals. (Some would say they lack substance!) I love the color of these flowers.

Cultivar: Sunlight
Year: 1950
Seedling No: 16213
Parentage: 28: lactiflora 1026 X (officinalis X (mlokosewitschii X macrophylla 4710))
Flower: Color: light peach toned pink, fading to white
Form: single, 10 petals, cupped when first opening
Blooms: Week 3 or 4
Carpels: 2, green, slightly woolly
Stigmas: pink
Disc: white, edged pink, obscure
Stamens: filaments red at very base, shading to yellow, sometimes has petaloids
Plant: Habit: upright rounded bush
Foliage color: medium green, red stems
Foliage form: fairly narrow leaves, not lobed, somewhat incurved
Height: 32″ in 2021
Recommendation: Highly recommended
Availability: Several specialty nurseries