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APS 2015 Online Fall Auction

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Preview Auction Items: October 4 - 9, 2015!

Auction Bids Accepted: October 10 – 11, 2015!

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


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→ Winning bidders’ peonies will be shipped Fall 2015.


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Alice Harding

(Lemoine 1935) Lutea Hybrid. Yellow, full semi-double, fragrant, midseason, 30" tall, lutea hybrid tree peony. A bright lemon-yellow flowers with tightly packed petals that hang down on the short bush. Best planted on a mound or raised area where it can be viewed from below.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $45.00

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

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Current Bid = $61.00

Aurora Sunrise


(Klehm 1995) Clear, bright pink Japanese style flower with tightly packed golden staminodes. This peony has good stem strength and garden habit.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $26.00

Black Panther


(Saunders 1948) Semi-double lutea hybrid. Many rows of petals give a full, frothy look to this huge flower of deep Bing cherry red. This outstanding flower is accompanied by distinctive cutleaf foliage on a sturdy, well-formed plant.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $71.00

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 David and Linette Sorrentino

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Current Bid = $35.00

Cora Stubbs #2

(Krekler 1985) This Lactiflora is of Japanese form with pink petals and large white staminodes. Vigorous plant habit and lush foliage. One of the best. Wonderfully fragrant and great garden choice.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $21.00

Cora Stubbs #1

(Krekler 1985) This Lactiflora is of Japanese form with pink petals and large white staminodes. Vigorous plant habit and lush foliage. One of the best. Wonderfully fragrant and great garden choice.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $23.00

Dojean

(Smithers 1990) This is a wonderful semi-double suffruticosa. Petals are beautiful, pristine white with deep red flares. Good substance from parent plant, 'Joseph Rock'. Vigorous, with excellent healthy foliage.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $58.00

Faithful Dream

(Stanek 2014) Semi-double hybrid. The name reflects the parentage ‘Old Faithful’ x ‘Salmon Dream’. This peony holds semi-double salmon pink flowers (mature plants my develop double flowers) that are up to 8 inches on strong 34” stems, allowing this plant to be a wonderful landscaper. The foliage is large, dark green, broadly pointed, and holds will into autumn, my produce some side buds. Vigorous increase and strong overall growth.

Donated by Tim Stanek

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Current Bid = $85.00

Grace Root

(Saunders 1940) Early midseason. Best Landscaper Single, large, bright warm pink petals with pink tipped carpels. Low plant, growing to 26 inches. Another infrequently listed Saunders Lobata of Perry Hybrid. Very nice plant and flowers.

Donated by Adriana Feng

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Current Bid = $36.00

Hillary

(Anderson 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 Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $55.00

Hong Fa Mo Nu (Magical Red Haired Woman)

(Chen) Developed by Chen Dezhong of the Peace Peony Garden in Lanzhou, Gansu Province China between 1986 and 1992. 8'' semi-double blossoms, fragrant. Vigorous grower.

Donated by Cricket Hill Gardens

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Current Bid = $60.00

Icarus

(Daphnis 1977) This lutea hybrid is pure red with two rows of pointed, notched petals. Center petals reach for the sky; outer petals stretch out like wings. Fragrant with delicate foliage and good stem strength.Pure red with two rows of pointed, notched petals. Center petals reach for the sky; outer petals stretch out like wings. Fragrant with delicate foliage and good stem strength.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $81.00

Kirinmaru

(Japan) A Japanese lactiflora, boasts lots of double white blooms heavily streaked by raspberry red stripes. The 4-6 inch flowers are offset nicely by dark green foliage on stems up to about 30-inches. Slow to start, this unique peony will be the center of conversation once it's established.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $45.00

Lois E. Klehm

(Klehm 1998) This pink semi-double has good substance and excellent guard petals.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $26.00

Lunar Glow

(Anderson 2010) Itoh Hybrid. Light yellow, semi-double, midseason, 30" tall. Palest yellow bloom with a hint of strawberry flares. Nice foliage.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $76.00

Mahogany

(Glasscock 1937) EM, Japanese form (looks single and often listed that way, because of the very small and thick staminodes). Intensely pigmented spectrum red petals and very heavy substance make a dramatic flower, in the garden or floral design and on exhibition. Erect, medium height stems, compact bush. Light green foliage holds up well in Midwest summers.

Donated by David and Linette Sorrentino

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Current Bid = $25.00

New Millennium

(Anderson 2012) Itoh Hybrid. Coral-pink, semi-double, lightly fragrant, midseason, 28" tall. Lucious new color for a elegant bloom with striking foliage, excellent landscape plant.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $119.00

Pastel Splendor

(Anderson/Seidl 1996) Itoh Hybrid. One of the finest Itoh hybrids. Magnificently large, 5-6", single multi-colored flowers whose creamy-white petals are highlighted by a prominent deep maroon basal flare. On opening, the petals are tinted a pale, clear pink along the edges. A light yellow-green center completes the glorious spectacle. A vigorous grower that will stand at 36”.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $45.00

Pink Luau

(Krekler/Klehm 1995) This semi-double peony bears white petals with prominent raspberry marks and streaks create a festive skirt around a golden center. Raspberry tipped pistils and attractive raspberry streaked buds. Excellent stem strength. Fragrant.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $20.00

Rockii tree peony seedling

This seedling tree peony will not bloom for perhaps two years. When blooms do arrive they could be white or red, single to double, with purple flares in the center.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $26.00

Rooster Reveille

(Klehm) A semi-double peony with cactus dahlia flowering style of shaggy creamy-white twisted petals with red candy streaking. Good stem strength. Slightly fragrant.

Donated by Klehm’s Song Sparrow

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Current Bid = $21.00

Roselette

(Saunders 1950) Single; cupped petals are warm pink, sometimes streaked slightly darker; fragrant. Dependable, notably free of late frost injury to flower buds, although one of the few sorts we can call Very Early, often the first to bloom in many gardens.. Erect stems, medium tall, light green foliage is durable all season. Excellent landscape subject and a standout in the early perennials border. Triploid, but has useable fertility. Award of Landscape Merit.

Donated by Fina Gardens

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Current Bid = $22.00

Smith Family Yellow

(Smith 2002) Itoh Hybrid. Yellow, semi-double, midseason, fragrant, 48" tall.. Yellow in its entirety with many blooms.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $53.00

Tenuifolia Rosea

Pink, single, very early, 24" tall, species. A bright pink small bloom enhanced by the fine foliage beneath it. Nice contrast foliage for the garden with a very early bloom.

Donated by Adelman Peony Gardens

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Current Bid = $33.00

Tropicana

(Nordick 2012) Hybrid of semi-double form. This flower is similar to ‘Pink Hawaiian Coral’ but more petals. The color does not seem to fade has do other coral cultivar. Foliage has a bronze hue when emerging turn green. A vigorous grower. Second time to be offered at auction. It received a Certificate of Merit as N-3005 at the APS Exhibition in Omaha in 2012.

Donated by Jack Nordick

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Current Bid = $121.00

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