Friday, May 22, 2009
Peter Barr, Not registered by APS, Single, red, 32",Very Early
Bright crimson hybrid with cut leaf foliage. Highly fragrant. Excellent cut flower
There is some debate about this peony. The American Peony Society lists this peony as
a hybrid of P. anomala, however, is grown in many gardens in Canada under the name Peter Barr. It blooms at the same time as Smouthii and has similar fragrance. It has fernleaf foliage similar to P. tenuifolia. There are some who believe that Peter Barr is a P. tenuifolia hybrid.