APS 2013 Online Fall Auction

APS Members Only

 

Preview Auction Items: September 30 – October 4, 2013!

Auction Bids Accepted: October 5 – 6, 2013!

Beginning at Noon CDT on Saturday, bids will be accepted until 5:00 pm CDT on Sunday.

 

Please read before bidding:

→ You must be an American Peony Society member to bid.

→ There is a shipping and handling fee (US $15.00 or All Other Countries, except France, $85.00) for each cultivar or collection. The winning bidder will pay the bid amount plus shipping and handling. No shipments to France.

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→ Winning bidders’ peonies will be shipped Fall 2013.


All proceeds to benefit the American Peony Society. 

Cultivars listed in RED can be shipped to winning bidders in the US / Canada / and All Other Countries [no shipping to France].

All other cultivars ship only to winning bidders in the US.
 

Ace of Hearts

(Hollingsworth 2002) February 11, 2002. Hybrid, single. Stamens, pollen, seeds. One bud per stem, reliable, excellent substance. Good stem strength, medium height 36". Early to mid-season bloom. Bold effect in landscape with heavy stems, large flower. No fragrance.

Donated by Eleanor Tickner

Winning Bid = $25.00

Ambrose Congreve

(Smithers 1994) Suffruticosa, single. Beautiful blush flushed with pink. Good flower substance on healthy, vigorous plants. Burgundy tints on early season foliage. Named for a famous gardener by his friend, Sir Peter Smithers.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

 

Winning Bid = $101.00

Ann Berry Cousins #1

(Cousins 1972) Details: Japanese/Anemone to more of a bomb form on a well grown plant; blooms are a very attractive salmon pink color with yellow stamens. Very sturdy plant holds flowers close to the bush. American Peony Society Court of Honor 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Donated by Gold City Flower Gardens

Winning Bid = $15.00

Ann Berry Cousins #2

(Cousins 1972) Details: Japanese/Anemone to more of a bomb form on a well grown plant; blooms are a very attractive salmon pink color with yellow stamens. Very sturdy plant holds flowers close to the bush. American Peony Society Court of Honor 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Donated by Gold City Flower Gardens

Winning Bid = $12.00

Annisquam

(Thurlows & Stranger 1951) Double - Pink - Midseason. Normal, pleasant fragrance. Large globular blooms of tender pink which retain their coloring until the petals fall. The petals are broad and rounded forming a cupped-shaped flower of smooth attractive appearance. Good both as a cut flower and for garden use.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $25.13

Aunt Erna

(Roy G. Klehm 2005) Lactiflora single. Beautifully petalled ivory-white single with multiple rows of nicely ruffled guard petals. Named in honor of Roy Klehm’ aunt.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $17.00

Baron Thyssen Boremisza


(Sir Peter Smithers 1992) Suffruticosa, semi-double Unusually beautiful and large mauve blossoms with dark purple inner flares. Vigorous and floriferous with good stem strength. Has variety 'Joseph Rock' in its background.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $98.00

Bartzella

(Anderson 1986) Itoh Hybrid. Nearly full Double; large fluffy lemon yellow blooms with soft red flares and white stigmas at center, a few sidebuds extend flowering, fragrant. Very strong grower, prolific increase, makes a medium-large bush, an excellent garden plant, attracts extraordinary popularity. American Peony Society Gold Medal 2006, Award of Landscape Merit 2009, Best of Show 2002.

Donated by Tim Stanek

Winning Bid = $42.00

Blaze

(Orville W. Fay 1973) Red, single to semi-double, midseason, 32" tall, hybrid. Bright red wavy petals with a golden center. It is a strong growing variety with sturdy plant habit. It blooms on dark green foliage. Brightens up any garden.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

 Winning Bid = $15.00

Bouquet Perfect

(Tischler 1987) Lactiflora Gp. Double, bright, solid pink anemone formed peony. Cheerful blooms are perfect for floral work. Midseason bloom on strong 24-inch stems. Mildly fragrant. Attractive garden plant, attracting attention with its neat and trim blossom appearance.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Winning Bid = $11.00

Brother Chuck

(Roy G. Klehm 1995) Double lactiflora. A classic formed cut flower and show peony. Soft blush with inner hints of light salmon pink. Fragrant. Named in honor of Carl H. Klehm who loved the excitement of the peony conventions and displayed blossoms for so many people to enjoy. American Peony Society Best of Show 2008, Court of Honor 2005.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $25.13

Burma Joy

(Krekler-Roy Klehm 1994) Single hybrid. Clear red blossoms, single, tulip-cupped shaped flower similar to Burma Ruby style. Excellent garden height plant. 28" with good stem strength. Early, good substance with excellent amount of bloom, stamens, pollen and fragrant. Wide clean, green foliage.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $23.00

Callie's Memory

(Anderson 1999) Itoh Hybrid. The creamy yellow petals are edged in deep burgundy which matches the very conspicuous dark centre of this most interesting Intersectional hybrid peony. The plant remains in bloom for an extended period of time as the side buds are opened slowly and in a very measured performance.

Donated by Tim Stanek

Winning Bid = $32.00

Chestine Gowdy

(Brand 1913) Lactiflora, double. Bright pink double with a wonderful fragrance. The flower maintains a creamy white collar providing for a two-tone effect. Some of the pink petals in the center have a slight red edge; medium sized blooms on a plant that's about 26' tall.

Donated by Eleanor Tickner

Winning Bid = $25.13

Cora Louise

(Anderson 1986) Itoh Hybrid. Blooms are white with deep lavender flares, semi-double form, slightly fragrant. 24-inches tall, with dark green, deeply cut foliage similar to the tree peony parent and pleasing bush shape. Some fragrance. APS Exhibition “Court of Honor” in 2007.

Donated by Piet Wierstra

Winning Bid = $27.00

Coral Charm

(Wissing 1964) Herbaceous Hybrid. Deep orange-coral buds open to pleasing coral-peach semi-double flowers, softening to creamy tones as the blooms age. Numerous strongly cupped petals becoming smaller inward, surrounding a cluster of light yellow stamens. Highly valued by the florist trade. APS Gold Medal 1986. APS Exhibition “Court of Honor” five times since 2003 and “Best in Show” in 2006.

Donated by Adriana Feng

Winning Bid = $10.00

Coral Magic

(Roy G. Klehm 1998) Hybrid, semi-double. The flower is a deep rose coral with double to triple rows of beautiful petals and white tipped carpels. This cupped-shaped flower has stamens, pollen, and no seeds. One bud per stem and is of good substance. The plant stand 30" with good stem strength.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

Winning Bid = $38.00

Daedalus

(Daphnis 1995) Lutea hybrid.High quality, bright red and shiny floweres. Two rows of ruffled and fluted guard petals hold the flower form nicely. Vigorous, healthy grower.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = 52.00

Dark Promise

(Pehrson/Hollingsworth 2010) Hybrid bomb. The outer petals reflex somewhat and the rather broad inner petals grow relatively long such the silhouette is as tall as it is wide. Normally opens its flowers a few days before Red Charm. One flower per stem, stems 24-28 inches and spreading, requires mechanical support or the support of other plants for best display in the landscape. Leaflets are distinctly rounded and cupped, of rich green color at flowering, leaf condition may decline upon onset of heat and drought, supplemental irrigation and high shade is beneficial. This plant was produced by Roy Pehrson.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = 89.00

Garden Treasure

(Hollingsworth, 1984) Itoh Hybrid. Heavily substanced petals open yellow gold, lightly flared scarlet, center green and cream with prominent pink stigmas; fragrant. Flowers are great in the garden or in the vase. Bush is vigorous, medium height, arching but stiff stems make a widely spreading silhouette. Well-grown plants may form up to a five-foot wide mound at maturity, yielding four to five dozen blossoms over an extended period. Cool green, semi-glossy leaflets are intermediate in form between the parents, leathery and durable. APS seedling Certificate of Merit 1984; several times chosen to the Court of Honor at exhibitions, has produced Grand Champion of the APS annual exhibition three times. Gold Medal Award 1996.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $45.00

Gordon E. Simonson

(Anderson 2010) Itoh Hybrid. A new intersectional offering from Adelman Peony Garden. Pink, semi-double, midseason, 26" tall. Brilliant fuchsia pink with pale creamy stamens and wavy petals making a statement of simple beauty.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Winning Bid = 181.00

Hillary

(Anderson, R.F. 1999) Itoh Hybrid. Intersectional, Mid- to early late-season. Petals are heavily washed old rose/deep pink with the innermost petals having prominent deep red flares at their base; semi-double. As mature blooms fade to cream, petal edges become delicately picoteed while the flares retain their color intensity. Foliage is dissected and semi-glossy, remaining green well into late fall. Bush is compact and wider than tall at maturity.

Donated by Fina Gardens

Winning Bid = $51.00

Ice Storm

(Sir Peter Smithers 1992) Suffruticosa, single. Large, pure white blossoms are distinguished by a generous boss of stamens. The strongly recurved petals are beautifully sculptured.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

Winning Bid = $47.00

Kathy's Touch

(Hollingsworth 2009) This is the earliest opening double flower peony Hollingsworth has introduced.  The vigorous plants are sturdy, especially prolific of increase and foliage quality persisted well under open field conditions.  The flower form is the classic two stage (flower-in-flower) anatomy of traditional Lactiflora Group cultivars.  The inner flower varies in fullness.  There is a thin ring of pollen-bearing stamens at inner edge of the outer part and again at the center.  Carpels and stigmas are generally abortive.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid =$37.00

Lemon Chiffon

(David Reath 1981) Hybrid, semi-double. Soft fluffy yellow, semi-double flower on strong stems.  Fragrance is a plus.  American Peony Society Best of Show in 2000, Court of Honor 2005 Louise and 2007.  This is a rare one.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = 144.00

Linda's Dream

(McCrae-Adelman 2013) This is a new offering from Adelman Peony Garden. Pink, Japanese, midseason, 38" tall, lactiflora. Outer guard petals cup the multitude of smaller inner petals all the hottest pink. Named for the 2013 National Garden Clubs, Inc. president.

Donated by Adelman Peony Garden

Winning Bid = $25.00

Margaret’s Delight

(McCrae/Adelman pending registration) Lactiflora, double. Blush to white, double, lightly fragrant. Mature plants require support, pale green buds, sets side-buds. Lake of Silver was the pod parent. Selected from crosses made by Margaret McCrae, Walla Walla, Washington and shared with Adelman’s after her passing.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Current Bid = $40.00

Noemie Demay

(Calot 1867) Lactiflora, Double. This rare and incredibly fragrant French variety was first cataloged by Calot in 1867. Saved from extinction in a few gardens and treasured for it's heady fragrance which surpasses many of it's garden mates. Double light pink with broad outer petals of light pink and a center that is composed of finer petals and a few red markings the flower fades to near white as it matures hence it is in the group of colors refered to as blush. An excellent cut flower it produces a good quantity of blooms. 34" tall plants with dark green foliage.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

Winning Bid = $25.00

Nosegay

(Saunders 1950) Hybrid, single. A graceful single flower with delicate salmon pink petals with silver tint. Yellow stamen have red bases and pink carpels. The first to open in many gardens.

Donated by Eleanor Tickner

Winning Bid = 31.00

Paisley Pink

(McCrae-Adelman 2013) A new offering from Adelman Peony Garden. Pink, Japanese, midseason, 36" tall, lactiflora. A creamy mix of pink-yellow stamenoids glow inside cupped jaunty pink petals.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Winning Bid = $22.00

Philippe Rivoire

(Riviere 1911) Lactiflora, double. Midseason. Full double; dark crimson with a blackish sheen, but not dull; rich fragrance, well formed, medium size flower. Medium height, wiry stems, best with support for flowering in the garden.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

Winning Bid = $15.00

Prairie Charm #1

(Hollingsworth 1992) Itoh Hybrid. This intersectional has petals that are greenish yellow and at the base of each is a large, dark red-purple flare. All this encircles a prominent center of creamy white and green. Medium-large flower averages 20-30 petals, A very dependable performer. Light green leaflets; stout stems, to 32 inches tall, forming a substantial bush. American Peony Society Award of Landscape Merit 2009, Court of Honor 2013.

Donated by Tim Stanek

Winning Bid = $33.00

Prairie Charm #2

(Hollingsworth 1992) Itoh Hybrid. This intersectional has petals that are greenish yellow and at the base of each is a large, dark red-purple flare. All this encircles a prominent center of creamy white and green. Medium-large flower averages 20-30 petals, A very dependable performer. Light green leaflets; stout stems, to 32 inches tall, forming a substantial bush. American Peony Society Award of Landscape Merit 2009, Court of Honor 2013.

Donated by Tim Stanek

Winning Bid = $33.00

Prairie Sunshine

(Hollingsworth 2005) Itoh Hybrid. Intersectional semi-Double. Brilliant clear yellow, blossoms out-facing, mostly one per stem.  Guard petals and inner petals are of similar length often making a full flower on a mature plant.  Medium height broad bush is clothed in durable green foliage.  Well constituted for the mixed border or specimen plant.  A wonderful landscaping plant.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $47.00

Red Red Rose

(Saunders 1942)  Large semi-double flowers; many shining, intensely red, broad, cupped petals surround a small center of yellow anthers.  Medium height, very erect stems clothed in dark green leaflets.  Summer foliage best with high shade in Midwest summers.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Winning Bid = $20.00

Roy Pehrson’s Best Yellow

(Pehrson/Laning 1982) Hybrid, single. Abundant yellow flowers, broad rounded petals are lightly fluted and cupped. Medium height, a spreading but strong bush, vigorous; leaflets large, medium yellow green. Some side buds extend flowering. Said to be of the cross of a Saunders Quand F2x a Moonrise F2., a proven parent of wanted characters, tetraploid, very fertile.

Donated by Fina Gardens

Winning Bid = $21.00

Scarlet Heaven

(Anderson 1999) Itoh Hybrid. One of the rare red colored intersectional hybrids that deserve to be on the market. Large simple flower of a shining red with a center of golden stamens. Very nice plant. The rigid stems carry these magnificent flowers well above foliage.

Donated by Tim Stanek

Winning Bid = $38.00

Scarlet O'Hara

(Falk-Glasscock,1956) Hybrid, single. The brilliant red single flowers and contrasting mass of golden stamens on 36” tall stems make this a true standout among others. Superb, rich green foliage and on a very vigorous, easy to grow plant.

Donated by Adriana Feng

Winning Bid = $10.00

Sea Shell

(Sass, 1937) Lactiflora, single. Bright, satiny pink flowers with tall stems with gracefulness and elegance. Upright and vigorous. American Peony Society Gold Medal winner, 1990.

Donated by Eleanor Tickner

Winning Bid = $10.00

Sunlight

(Saunders 1950) Hybrid, Single. Quadruple hybrid: This a very pleasant yellow follow consisting of two or thee rows of petals. Sunlight does produce pollen and seeds occasionally. A mature plant will stand 35 inches and is a very early bloomer.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

Winning Bid = $46.00

Suzanna Hotz

(Hollingsworth 2004) Petals of distinctly hybrid sheen. Bright deep pink, a measure of magenta sets it apart from the many warm-toned hybrids of the same season. A rare occurrence of typically hybrid appearance raised from the back cross of ‘Cytherea’ pollen on Lacti ‘Polar Star’, two siblings looked entirely Lacti, as have the other six we have introduced from similar ‘Cytherea’ back crosses. The name honors the emigrant Swiss grandmother of APS President Dana Tretheway.

Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $17.00

Sweet 16

(Carl G. Klehm) Delicate pink bomb formed blooms surrounded by one or two rows of pink and white blended guard petals. Lightly scented with sturdy, upright growth habit.

Donated by Adelman’s Peony Garden

Winning Bid = $18.13

The Mackinac Grand

(Reath 1992) Hybrid, single. Orange red in color, excellent substance, large stamen boss, with three to four rows of luxurious  ruffled petals make this a very attractive flower.  Foliage is dark green and stands erect with long lasting substance.  Stands 32” to 36” tall.  Grand performer with abundant blooming.  Fragrant. American Peony Society Gold Medal 2013.  Award of Landscape Merit 2012.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $33.00

Tolomeo Tenuifolia Seedling

(Tolomeo) Red, single, early, 20" tall, hybrid. This plant has a mounding habit with finely cut foliage. Good in the rock garden or as a contrasting foliage border plant. Produces abundant pollen.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

Winning Bid = $31.00

Viking Full Moon

(Pehrson/Seidl 1989) Itoh Hybrid. M-ML, Single; flower a soft, light greenish-yellow, composed of ten wide, overlapping petals forming a full circle, aptly named; long flowering. Robust, upright stems to 34 inches, covered with medium-narrow, dark green leaflets, the presentation refined but prominent, equally useful as an accent plant or in the mixed border.

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Current Bid = $27.00

William E. B. Du Bois #1

(Peter Waltz 2013) Hybdrid, single. This single flowering peony has great substance and a nice bright yellow center, with very erect medium-tall stems it makes a great border garden-type peony that will hold up in the wind and rain. Medium green leaflets and green stems makes the contrast great with the white flowers. Looks to be a profuse bloomer. This peony was named at the 2013 APS convention in Honor of William E. B. Du Bois the founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $48.00

William E. B. Du Bois #2

(Peter Waltz 2013) Hybdrid, single. This single flowering peony has great substance and a nice bright yellow center, with very erect medium-tall stems it makes a great border garden-type peony that will hold up in the wind and rain. Medium green leaflets and green stems makes the contrast great with the white flowers. Looks to be a profuse bloomer. This peony was named at the 2013 APS convention in Honor of William E. B. Du Bois the founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Donated by Hollingsworth Peonies

Winning Bid = $43.00

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