Wings of the Morning

This peony is a very reluctant bloomer but makes a robust plant. It has one bloom in 2021. It was used by Daphnis and is in the lineage of ‘Aurora” (Daphnis, 1977).

Cultivar: Wings of the Morning
Year: 1948
Seedling No: 16469
Group: Roman Gold
Flower: Color: pale yellow, wide dark flares
Form: single, 10 petals, crinkled
Blooms: Week 5
Carpels: 6, green
Stigmas: cream-white (Reath and Saunders)
Sheath: cream-white (Reath and Saunders)
Stamens: filaments creamy reddish (Reath and Saunders)
Plant: Habit: spreading bush, wider than tall
Foliage color: medium green
Foliage form: average width
Height: 39″ on 6 year plant
Recommendation: Collector’s plant due to sparse bloom
Availability: Few nurseries specializing in woody peonies