This C. japonica from the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in the early 1900s was originally listed as 'Sara C. Hastie' by Wilson, 1930, House & Garden, 57(3):158, then as 'Sara C. Hastie' ('Debutante') by Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1836-1937 and finally as 'Debutante', Gerbings Azalea Nurseries, 1938-1939. It is now so widely known as 'Debutante' and, because of the number of seedlings and sports that have been derived from it under the name 'Debutante'.
Bloom: This medium sized spherical peony form flower is light pink.
Plant: Vigorous and upright growth.
Leaf: Light green
Bloom Season: Early to midseason