Reath and Saunders described the color as “palest clear yellow” while the Saunders catalogues used the term “pale silvery yellow”. ‘Silver Sails’ has a unique flower among the Saunders peonies and can’t be confused with other cultivars. Yay! In my garden its foliage has declined early.
|Seedling No:||266 lutea X tree peony (Moutan)|
|Flower:||Color:||creamy yellow, very small red flares (barely visible)|
|Form:||listed as single but has up to 3 rows of petals|
|Stamens:||red at base, shading to yellow, no pollen|
|Foliage color:||medium green, some red on stems and leaf edges|
|Foliage form:||narrower than most|
|Height:||21″ on 8 year plant|