Lillian's Shining Star

Lillian's Shining Star

Lillian's Shining Star

ACS Registration Number 3111
Year Registered 2019

This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'Whoopee' first bloomed in 2012. It was originated by Clarence and Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida and registered by Mark Crawford of Valdosta, Georgia and propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery of Valdosta, Georgia.

Bloom: The large sized 5" x 2" (treated 6" x 2.5") flower is a star-shaped loose peony to full peony form with petaloids and is light to clear pink. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. This profuse bloomer falls in one piece and is long lasting with heavy petal texture.

Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.

Leaf: The medium green leaves average 3.25” x 1.75” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Early to midseason.