Peony Honor

Peony 'Honor' is an Early single to semi-double Pink Peony herbaceous Hybrid, pink, bright rose pink flowers with paler flares, these were the nearest to "salmon pink" until the "Lobata" hybrids, soft green foliage, average height 32 inch / 81 cm, [Albiflora x officinalis Otto Froebel], (A.P. Saunders, 1941, USA).

Bare root size: 3/5 eye
Size Weight
1/2 eye 50 gram
Quantity per standard box:

Perennial Box Size (standard) = 24" x 16" x 9" or, 60cm x 40cm x 23cm

Size (eye) 1+ 3+
1/2 10.00 7.00

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Peony 'Honor' is one of the many single Pink Peonies that we grow at Peony Nursery 'Peony Shop Holland'.

Professor A. P. Saunders Hybrids

Peony Honor 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 Saunders hybrids are still in great demand by gardeners worldwide.

Regarding peony nursery "" Peony Shop Holland Lutjebroek

Peony Farm Peony Shop Holland at the moment solely centers on exceptional, high superior quality peonies. It hasn't always been this situation. This organization carries a wealthy background starting up in 1875 with the help of Simon Scholten who also was growing fruit for an income.

In 2001 the firm designed their modern advertising-name & logo "" and after that they began concentrating on developing exceptional peonies. Throughout 2002 typically the firm opened up their own shop on the internet", the: peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. Within the year 2003 Joshua Scholten started off on with multiplying peonies. Than in year 2004 the firm started to export peonies out of the Netherlands all-around Europe, Usa and Asia.

Currently our own peony nursery is specialized in expanding and spreading special, good quality peony roots that can be distributed and released worldwide. Furthermore this firm additionally reduce peonies predominantly supporting the Dutch peony flower market place.

The things we pride:
  • The high-quality of our product
  • The potential to export worldwide
  • Our own enormous assortment of pink peonies like Honor
  • The Peony Nursery stock of high full potential pink peonies for cut-flower production.

About Honor a pink Peony flower

The fall is undoubtedly a suitable time for growing peonies. Nearly all peony plants are usually extremely long-term-lived plants sticking around up to 50 to a max of 70 yrs, so once a person have them selected and planted in the correct manner, a person is going to benefit from the plants for years. Peonies like a sunlit spot with a well-drained dirt. A good air flow circulation available the the peony plant can also be essential. All of these surroundings help peonies prevent illness issues. To arrange the seeding hole designed for a bare-root peony, dig the ground to a depth of 12-18". Make use of garden tools to release the edges of the particular growing hole as well. It is usually very significant that the "eye", or growing nodes, positioned nearby the base of the old stem, end up no more than Two inches below the soil area.