Alhambra

This peony flies under the radar.  Its clear yellow flowers can appear almost double, but the lighter gold ‘Age of Gold’ and the clear yellow ‘High Noon’ are both much more widely grown. 

Cultivar: Alhambra
Year: 1948
Seedling No: 13000
Group: Golden Hind
Flower: Color: clear yellow, small red flares
Form: semi-double, 3 or more rows of petals, ruffled
Blooms: Week 5
Carpels: green
Stigmas: cream
Sheath: cream
Stamens: filaments red except yellow just below anther
Plant: Habit: bush
Foliage color: medium green
Foliage form: slightly more narrow than average
Height: 54″ on 7 year old plant
Recommendation: Recommended
Availability: Few specialty nurseries