Powdered Beauty

Powdered Beauty

Powdered Beauty

ACS Registration Number 2520
Year Registered 2000
Species reticulata
Variety Powdered Beauty
Bloom Color red with silver fluorescence
Bloom Size very large
Bloom Season early to late
Growth Habit upright and spreading growth
Growth Rate average
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Jack Lewis; propagated by Edith Mazzei of Clayton, California
Year Originated first bloomed 1996; registered 2000
Place of Origination Concord, California
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Mouchang'
Seed Parent C. reticulata 'Lilette Witman'
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 8-year old C. reticulata hybrid seedling from 'Lilette Witman' x Mouchang' first bloomed in 1996.
General Bloom The red silver fluorescence flower has a loose peony form 28 petals with heavy petal texture and golden anthers. Flowers are long lasting and show unique color and a special fluorescence or sheen. Flowers measure 6 x 1.5 inches untreated and are suitable for exhibition.
Plant & Leaves Spreading, upright with average growth and has landscape possibilities. Dark green leaves are 3 x 2.25 inches.