Summer Night

‘Summer Night’ has a flower color similar to that of ‘Banquet’ but the colors of  of the stigmas are different (‘Banquet’ has pale pink stigmas).  

My plant is still young and under evaluation but I have not found it to be a prolific bloomer.


Cultivar: Summer Night
Year: 1949
Seedling No: not known
Group: Banquet


Flower: Color: dark rose pink, small dark flares
Form: single, two rows of petals, “irregularly edged” (Silvia)
Blooms: Week 5
Carpels: at least 5, green
Stigmas: cream with some pink tints
Sheath: dark red
Stamens: filaments red, anthers “naked”, no pollen
Plant: Habit: rounded bush
Foliage color: medium green, edged red
Foliage form: fairly narrow
Height: 29″ on 6 year plant


Recommendation: Recommended
Availability: Few nurseries specializing in woody peonies