Mary Beth Busbee

Mary Beth Busbee

Mary Beth Busbee

Year Registered 2018
ACS Registration Number 3063

This 22-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2006. It was originated by 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 - 4.75" x 2" (treated 5.5" x 2.5") chance seedling of C. japonica 'Scarlet Glory' full peony to loose peony form flower is hot pink. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. This profuse bloomer falls in one piece, is long lasting, and has heavy petal texture and consistent form.
 
Plant: The plant habit is spreading and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
 
Leaf: The light green leaves have medium serration and average 3.5" to 3.75” x 2".
 
Bloom season: Early to midseason.