Paeonia 'Birthday' is a Very Early Peony, single pink, Like a huge pale pink shirley poppy slightly fringed, [Albiflora x Otto Froebel] (A.P. Saunders, 1935).
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Peony 'Birthday' (Paeonia Birthday) Peonies are one of the many Pink Peonies that have been grown at the Peony Nursery of Peony Shop Holland.
Professor A. P. Saunders HybridsPeony Birthday has been breed by Professor A.P. Saunders a chemistry Professor at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York during the early part of the 20th century, Professor Saunders is today considered the "Father" of the modern hybrid peony. He carried out extensive, scientifically based breeding programs with both herbaceous and Tree Peonies with the assistance of friends at the New York Botanical Garden. His Tree Peony work centered on the intercrossing of two species, the yellow flowered P. lutea and the orange-red P. delavayi with existing classical Japanese Moutan varieties. The resultant progeny produced a range of flower colors from lemon and golden yellow to ivory and pearl shades frequently blended and suffused with purple and pink, plus a few strawberry-red cultivars. In all cases, the flowers are displayed above attractive cut-leaf foliage. Eventually his daughter, Silvia took over her father's nursery, and after several decades Professor Saunder's hybrids are still in great demand by gardeners worldwide.
About Peony growers "Peonyshop.com"
Peony nursery Peony Shop Holland in this modern day specifically centers at increasing exclusive, outstanding top quality peonies. It hasn't always been this situation. This company has got an unique back ground opening in the year 1875 along with Simon Scholten that had been growing fresh fruit for money.
In the year 2001 the business developed their very own new selling-name & brand "Peonyshop.com" and after that they began focusing on improving exclusive peonies. Throughout the year 2002 the particular company launched their very own shop on the internet", the: peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. Throughout the year 2003 Joshua Scholten started with raising peonies. Than in 2004 this organization started to foreign trade peonies out of the Netherlands all over European countries, Usa plus Asia.
Nowadays our peony nursery is focused on growing and multiplying exceptional, high-quality peony roots that happen to be marketed and exported to internationally. Additionally this firm also cut peonies largely supporting the Dutch peony flower industry.The particular things we pride:
- The premium quality of our products
- Our potential to export around the globe
- Our own extensive assortment peonies like Birthday
- Our crame of large potential seedling peonies
About growing Birthday a peony
The fall is actually a suitable moment for planting peony plants. A lot of peonies happen to be exceptionally long-term-lived plants beeing alive up to 50 to a maximum of seventy yrs, so as soon an individual have the particular peonies planted in the correct manner, an individual will definitely benefit from them for years and years. These plants opt for some sort of shiny position having a well-drained dirt. A good air movement available the peonie is mandatory. All of these settings assist these plants to avoid sickness issues. To prepare the sowing hole for the purpose of a bareroot peony, dig the soil to the depth around 12-18inch. Use garden tools to release the sides of the growing hole as well. It is actually pretty important and vital that the "eye", or growth nodes, located nearby the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two inches below the ground area.