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Each year we harvest our peony tubers in Autumn. Tubers are split into divisions of  3 – 5 eye and are sent bare rooted. They are individually labelled, packed in damp sawdust for good keeping and will be available in May.


Shirley Temple – Double

1947, Louis Smirnow

Lightly scented, cream blush on white opening from a white bud streaked with pink.

Variable form.

Flowers may be light pink with small cerise splash.

Long flowering, good picking. Mid season 90cm


Ottawa – Double

Light cerise pink with lighter shading after opening.

Straight strong stems, excellent cut flower.

Mid season. 80cm


Karl Rosenfield -Double

1908, Karl Rosenfield

Delicate red, an old variety bred in 1908. Bulks up well, reliable, good for drying.

  Mid – late season. 80cm


Sarah Bernhardt –  Double

1906, Emile Lemoine

Mid pink with some deep pink edging and blooms do not  fade much.

Beautiful opening bud form. Reliable. Beautiful scent.

Late season. 90cm


Pink Hawaiian Coral

Pink Hawaiian Coral- Semi-double

1981, Roy G Klehm

Large coral blooms, fading to light pink.

Early and long season. 60cm


Miss America–  Semi double

1936, James Mann/Julius van Steen

Elegant white blooms, occasionally opening with a fine blush accent, opening to show golden yellow stamen. Lovely ‘blousey’ large flower. Beautiful scent

Early season. 80cm


Auguste Dessert – Double


1913, Auguste Dessert

Rounded clear pink petals with silvery margins. Fragrant.

Mid to late season. 70cm


Mister Ed – Large bomb

1980, Klehm Nursery

Blush pink fading to cream flush in centre.

Mutates, from white to dark pink and some two toned flowers on the same plant. Scented.

Late season. 80cm


The Mighty Mo – Double

Red with long lasting cut flower.

Mid-late season. 90 cm


Monsieur Jules Elie– Double

1888, Felix Crousse

Large unfading light pink, with outer petals  rounded holding  mass of

smaller curled chrysanthemum like petals.

Sweetly scented.

Mid to late season. 80cm


Kansas – Double

Vivid cerise pink. Outer petals marbled. Good for warmer climates.

Reliable and a good cut flower.

Mid season. 90cm


Angel’s Cheeks – Full bomb

1970, Carl G Klehm

Stunning big bombs – glowing pale pink to blush, separated by narrow collars of pale yellow. Fragrant.

Mid season. 70cm


Coral Charm – Semi Double

1964, Samuel Wissing

Deep coral bud opening to huge cupped coral pink flowers fading over a long period to white.

Early season.  85cm


Elsa Sass – Double

1930, Hans P Sass

Beautifully  shaped flower. Pure white. Reliable. Free flowering.

Late season. 75cm


 Moon River – Double

Stunning huge blooms. Pale pink guard petals surround creamy white centre.

Mid Season. 90cm


Nick Shaylor – Double

1931, Francis Allison

Large loose blooms of pale pink with yellow centre, fading to white at the edges.

Late season. 75cm


Pink Parfait – Double

Bright pink with silver edge, centre made up of pale pink petals flushed with yellow.

Late Season. 90 cm


Various coloured Singles

Singles – seedling varieties

Various colours – White, lemony yellow, blush, pink, coral and cerise. Elegant and very early flowers.

Not the best for vases, but lovely long show in the garden.

60—90 cm



Charlie’s White – Bomb

Large flowers flushed with yellow at centre.

Vigorous tall plant with dark green leaves.

Early / mid season. 85cm


Bridal Icing – Double

Pure white. Beautifully shaped flower Reliable.

Late season. 80cm


Cheddar Supreme – Double satin white

Milky guard petals surround yellow stamens.

Mid season 80cm


Felix Supreme – Double

Nicholas Kriek, 1955

Deep pink – ruby red

Vigorous strong growth. Long lasting cut flower.

Mid season, 80cm


Lawrences Red – buds about to open..

Lawrence’s Red – Double

Deep pink. Good fragrance. Good size for picking – small buds open to good sized blooms. Formerly sold by Exquisite Blooms as the Un-named Red but we thought it deserves a more decent name!

Mid season. 80 cm


Maestro – Double

Edward Auten, 1957

Dark red flowers with yellow stamens interspersed. One of the darkest reds in our collection with large and reliable blooms on tall strong stems.

Mid – late season, 85 cm


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Alison Albiston – local North Otago bred variety

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