Paeonia 'Pageant' is an Early Pink Peony Hybrid, single, spectacular light pink flowers with enormous splash of long gold stamens, the heart alone is 4" across, Triple hybrid, albiflora, officinalis, macrophylla. (Saunders, USA, 1941).
Peony 'Pageant' (Paeonia Pageant) Peonies are one of the many Pink Peonies that are being grown at the Dutch Peony Nursery of 'Peony Shop Holland'.
Professor A. P. Saunders HybridsPeony Pageant 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 farm "Peonyshop.com" Lutjebroek, the Netherlands
Peony Growers Peonyshop.com at this point primarily focuses on increasing unique, high good quality peonies. This particular aim hasn't been always the scenario. This specific organization comes with a rich back ground opening in 1875 together with Simon Scholten that also has been growing fruit for her full time income.
In 2001 this corporation formed their own modern marketing and advertising-name & logo design "Peonyshop.com" and consequently they started concentrating on increasing exceptional peonies. During the year 2002 the company opened up their very own world wide web peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. Throughout 2003 Joshua Scholten started out with raising peonies. After that in 2004 this particular company began to foreign trade peonies from the Netherlands throughout European countries, America and additionally Asia.
Nowadays our own peony nursery is specialized in increasing and developing special, good quality peony roots which can be distributed and released in many countries. In addition the particular firm even reduce peonies mainly supporting the Dutch peony flower market.The particular things we pride:
- The high-quality of our products
- Our capacity to foreign trade international
- Our enormous collection peonies like Pageant
- Our crame of high potential seedlings
About Pageant peonies
The fall season is without a question the best moment regarding planting peony plants. Pretty much all peony plants are generally extremely long-lived plants sticking around close to 50 to a max of seventy years, so as soon you'll have them planted in the correct manner, an individual will definitely enjoy the peonies for years. The plants have a preference for the bright spot with a well-drained ground. A good air movement available around the plant is important. All of these conditions allow this type of plants to stay away from sickness problems. To arrange a sowing hole for the purpose of a bareroot peony plant, dig the dirt to the depth around 12-18inches. Utilize a garden fork to remove the edges of the particular growing hole at the same time. It's always extremely important and vital that the "eyes, ", or growth nodes, situated nearby the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two inches below the soil area.