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Solaris Farms has completed taking peony orders for the 2018 season.  Thank you to all that have ordered.  Our new offering for 2019 will appear on this website in January 2019. All peonies are shipped as dormant divisions in late September and early October, the appropriate time for planting.  Cold climate areas will receive their orders first, followed by warmer areas that will allow planting further into fall.  We do not ship peonies in the spring.  Order early for best selection. 
 
$18.00/Division
Abalone Pearl.  Krekler.  1978.  Herbaceous hybrid. Pink to slightly salmon, semi double flowers. Flowers fade variably to light pink and nearly white in their final days.  Foliage is a deep blue green and blooms are carried on sturdy stems.   Truly an outstanding plant in and out of bloom.  Plants are vigorous growers and grow into gorgeous large clumps.  Roots are adventitious.  No fertility.  (lactiflora x peregrina)
$20.00/Division
Allan Rogers.
  Seidl/Weirstra.  2008.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Parentage unknown. First bloomed 1965. Double white.  Opens soft pink, but quickly fades to white. Five inch flowers (13 cm), three per stem. Average of 5 smooth green carpels. Has stamens and pollen. Sturdy growth, flowers well supported on 28 inch stems. Typical lactiflora foliage, dark green. Blooms early midseason. Named for Allan Rogers, peony nurseryman and author.
$26.00/Division

Athena.  Saunders.  1949.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Large single ivory flowers with conspicuous rose flares.  Unique and beautiful.  Plants are shorter growing at around 26", but display flowers impeccably.  Week 2-3 bloom time.   Quadruple hybrid lactiflora x ((macrophylla x mlokosewitschii) x officinalis)   Will sparingly set seed.
$35.00/Division
Bordeaux.  Saunders.  1943.  Herbaceous Hybrid.  (officinalis x lactiflora).  Large, claret colored petals.  Large center of yellow fringed stamens and petaloids.  An early Japanese form.  No fertility noted.  Week 4 bloom time.  Very good and rarely  available.
$20.00/Division
Bowl of Beauty.  Hoogendoorn. 1949.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Guard petals fuchsine rose, staminodes pale lemon yellow. Flowers Japanese type about 7 inches in diameter on strong stems, foliage normal green, height about three feet. Very outstanding variety. Week 5-6 bloom time.  Seed fertility.
$25.00/Division
Carina.  Saunders.  1944.  Herbaceous hybrid.  A brilliant scarlet single flower carried above nicely dissected foliage. Scarlet petals cupped around a small yellow circle of stamens.  Week 4 flowering. 33" or less in height.  No fertility.  Roots are adventitious.   Excellent and quite showy!  (Kelway's Glorious x lobata of Perry).
$30.00/Division
Carnation Bouquet.  Seidl.  1996.  Herbaceous hybrid. Flowers are double cream-pink with darker pink highlights.  Flowers will appear 'ugly' in their early stages of opening (brown and green petals), but never fail to produce superior pink coloration.  Fragrance is best described as clove scented.  Petals are ruffled and produce a large well organized display.  Carnation Bouquet is easy to grow, but will benefit from some support, as the medium sized flowers are heavy.   An excellent parent that produces both seed and pollen.  Pollen is hidden and will require time to locate. 
(Blushing Princess x Sparkling Windflower)
$23.00/Division
Claire de Lune.
 White/Wild.  1954.  Herbaceous hybrid. Single flowers have white petals and a large massing of brilliant yellow stamens.  Flowers remind us of a very large egg in a fry pan.   Foliage is a nice deep green held on relatively short plants (approximately 26 to 28 inches).  No fertility noted, although some reports claim positive. Week 3--4 bloom time.  (Mons. Jules Elie x mlokosewitschii)  Fast easy grower for us.
$25.00/Division
Claudia.
 Saunders.  1944.  Herbaceous hybrid.  (Albiflora x lobata)  Very tall erect semi-double goblet, 3½ to 4 feet. Opens bright light cherry, changing to clear pale salmon pink. Very good.  No fertility noted to date. 
$17.00/Division
Coral Charm.  Wissing/Klehm.  1964.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Blossoms are single to semi-double of coral-peach coloration.  Flowers fade to a wide variation in colors over it's bloom period, dark at first and lighter over time.   Sturdy stems carry medium green foliage.  Fragrance is not particularly pleasant or strong, but the flowers are outstanding in the garden or cut in a vase.  One of the most popular peonies over the last 25 years.  No fertility, although some reports claim positive.  (lactiflora x peregrina 'Otto Frobel')
$20.00/Division
Coral 'n' Gold.
  Cousins/Klhem.  1981.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Single coral pink.  Petals are large and wide with white bases.  Stamen mass is golden yellow and occupies much of the flower.  Carpels are green and stigmas are light pink.  Aproximately 36" in height.  Very good and always attracts attention.  Adventitious roots.  Has produced seed.  No pollen fertility noted.
$17.00/Division
Coral Supreme.  Wissing.  1964.  Single to double coral pink.  Much like Coral Charm, but little shorter plant.  Flower color and form are excellent as are the sturdy stems.  No fertility, although some reports claim positive.  (Minnie Shaylor x peregrina 'Otto Frobel')
$20.00/Division
Dairy Anne.  Klehm. 2003.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Japanese form. Pure white large round guard petals, large center yellow tuft and red tipped stigmas. Excellent deep green foliage.  Good stem strength. 24" height. 5" blooms. A short strong plant. 2-3 buds per stem.  Week 5-6 bloom time.  Unknown fertility.
$25.00/Division
Do Tell.
  Auten. 1946.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Outer petals very pale orchid pink, narrow center petals much darker, some of them red.  Japanese form.  Sparse seed production, no pollen.  Stems are very thin, but adequate to hold up medium sized flowers.  A popular cultivar for its unique flowers.

$20.00/Division
Duchesse de Nemours.  Calot.  1856. Lactiflora cultivar.  Double type; large. Cupped, white guards and a moderately full center of light canary-yellow, deepening to pale green at the base of the petals; notably fragrant. Medium tall and floriferous.  Heavy flowers require mechanical support. Excellent foliage. The general impression is a rounded, flattish globe-like flower. Dependable and well regarded for its profuse production of medium-sized blooms and its excellent garden habit. "The flowers are best in their early stage; later on they are apt to spread open too much, exposing the carpels."—Saunders.
$28.00/Divison
Early Glow.  Hollingsworth.  1992.  Light cream to white single with a very symmetric ring of stamens.   Stamens have a red bases and stigmas are red.  Beautiful color contrast and form.  Week 3-4 bloom time.  Easy seed producer and has pollen.  Some support may be necessary.  (Roselette's Child x Cream Delight). 
$20.00/Division
Early Scout.  Auten.  1952.  ALM.  Herbaceous hybrid.  APS Gold Medal Winner.  Red single.   Nice deeply cut foliage is a good backdrop to the early red flowers. Approximately 22" in height and a mound shaped plant.  Vigorous.  Week 2 bloom time.  No fertility noted.  (albiflora 'Richard Cravel' x tenuifolia)
$20.00/Division
Edulis Superba.  Lemon. 1824.  Lactiflora cultivar.  An old heirloom variety that is tough as nails!  Large double pink bomb flowers are
fragrant.  Plants look best with some support.  A good cut flower that has better than average lasting qualities.  Easy to grow and adaptable to many soils.  Plants grow vigorously on our heavy clay soils.  Week 5 bloom time.  Produces seed.
$28.00/Division
Eliza Lundy. 
Krekler.  1976.  Herbaceous hybrid.  (officinalis x lactiflora).  A smaller to medium sized dense red double flower carried on short stems of about 24".  An APS Gold Medal Winner and outstanding garden plant.  Foliage is relatively narrow and goes dormant earlier than many other hybrids.  Excellent flower carriage-no staking.  Week 5 bloom time.  No fertility noted.
$30.00/Division
Etched Salmon. 
Cousins/Klehm.  1981. Herbaceous hybrid.  ALM.  APS Gold Medal winner.  Etched Salmon is a unique double with large guard petals that surround a mass of smaller petaloids.  The interior petaloids have variable margins with sharp protrusions, which create a gorgeous visual effect.  Very strong stems that are ramrod straight carry wide healthy foliage.  Approximately 34" in height.  One of the finest plants and flowers in our opinion.  Week 5 bloom time.  Not fragrant.  No fertility to date. Parentage unknown.
$22.00/Division
Fairy Princess.  Glasscock//Falk. 1955.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Perfectly circular single red carried on dwarf plants approximately 24" in height.  Produces a mound shaped clump.  Excellent clean foliage and beautiful in a clump.  An excellent front of the border plant.  Light pink stamens and stigmas.  A superior plant and flower.   Week 4 bloom time.  No fertility noted.  Parentage unknown.
$24.00/Division
Fairy's Petticoat.  Klehm.  1963.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Double cream colored flowers with a flush of pink.  A fragrant large flower that bends while in bloom, but does not lay down.  Week 5-6 bloom time. Excellent.  Fertile both ways.  Always popular.
$20.00/Division
Fancy Nancy.
  Auten.  1944.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Soft cerise pink Japanese form.  Very clear coloration throughout.  Excellent carriage and flowers are held upright.  Week 5 bloom time.  Approximately 27" in height.  Seed fertility, no pollen.
$22.00/Division
Firelight.  Saunders.  1950.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Lavender-pink with soft darker pink flares.  Pink stigmas.  Flower glows softly.  Medium height of approximately 26-27 inches.  Pollen, seed possible, although it is a triploid.  Excellent.  ((officinalis x (mloko x macro)) x albiflora)
$20.00/Division
Flame.  Glasscock.  1939.  Herbaceous Hybrid.  Single bright cheery red flowers are presented nicely on medium height bushes.  Flower color stands out among other peonies and won't be missed. Flowers fade to a most pleasing bright pink.   Excellent stem strength.  Yellow stamens, whitish-green carpels and pink stigmas.  Roots are adventitious.  Week 4 bloom time.  No fertility.  (albiflora x officinalis 'Sunbeam')
$20.00/Division
Friendship.  Glasscock/Falk.  1955.  Herbaceous hybrid.  ALM.  Bright single rose red flowers with lighter edges and lighter center.  The flower is certainly friendly and has a glow about it.  Nice foliage and profuse bloom. Fast grower.  Requires well drained soil.  Week 4 bloom time.  No fertility noted.
Plants Sold Out Since January 1, 2018

$25.00/Division

Anemonaeflora.  Supposedly a species (officinalis), but there are many cultivars that are in commerce that are likely hybrids.  Our offering is bright red semi-double to single flowered plant of short stature (20").   Plants carry the beautiful flowers on strong stems and look good in the front of the garden.
$25.00/Division
 
Angelo Cobb Freeborn.
  Freeborn. 1943.  Herbaceous hybrid.  (officinalis rubra plena x Madam Jules Dessert).  Unusual coral red double, carried on tall stems with clean foliage. Lasts a long time, giving a vivid color in the garden.  May require some stem support while in bloom.
$25.00/Division
 
Ann Berry Cousins.  Cousins.  1972.  Herbaceous Hybrid.  Single to semi-double warm pink flowers.   Flowers often have extra petals at the center making for and interesting and beautiful display.  Plants prefer a sandy well drained soil.  Beautiful and somewhat slow growing here in Wisconsin.  Week 3-4 bloom time.
$32.00/Division
Ann Oveson.
  Tolomeo.  2005.  Lactiflora cultivar.  Lactiflora. Parentage unknown, from APS seed exchange. No seedling number. First bloomed 1999, propagated 2003. Semi-double up facing flowers, 6-8” in size, average two buds per stem. Pink flowers with normal shaped rose-red stigmas on smooth pale green carpels. Six carpels on average. Yellow stamens ½ - ¾ inches long. Pollen and seeds. Disk complete, pale yellow. Foliage broad pointed and green. Upright growth to 35 inches which does not normally need mechanical support. Named with permission, for Anne Oveson, Wallowa, Oregon. Week 6 bloom time.
$50.00/Division
Auten 1816.  Auten. Herbaceous hybrid.  Brilliant red petals with a buff of flattened golden and red stamens.  At the center of the flower are a grouping of red petaloids, giving the flower a most unique look.   Plants stand about 28" in height and stems lean, but do not lay on the ground.   A most unusual and attractive cultivar that is seldom available in the trade.  Week 4 bloom time.  No fertility noted.  

$35.00/Division
Bess Bockstoce.  Bockstoce.  1955.  Herbaceous hybrid.  (officinalis x lactiflora).  Double, early, light, showy pink. Medium height with good stems.  Fairly sturdy stems, that may require a bit of mechanical support.  Week 3-4 bloom time.  Rarely available.  No fertility noted to date.
$30.00/Division
 
Chalice.  Saunders. 1929.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Large shimmering white flowers with long silky stamens, on heavy stems about 3' tall. Immense dark glossy leaves. Sets a few seeds; the offspring carry on her beauty. Very early bloom.  A very good collectors plant that is quite unique and will not be confused with other cultivars.  Week 4 bloom.  (Primevere x macrophylla).
$28.00/Division
Chocolate Soldier.  Auten.  1939.  Herbaceous hybrid.  A stellar dark rich red which can bloom semi-double to double, sometimes with a Japanese form.   The flowers have a spectacular form and are always one of the most notable dark flowers in the garden.   Anthers are yellow and stigmas are red.   Often not an easily found cultivar in the trade and will be appreciated in any garden.  Week 5 bloom time.  Fertile with effort.  (lactiflora x officinalis).

$26.00/Division
 
Cream Delight.  Reath.  1971.  Herbaceous hybrid. Single cream-white flowers, with a large mass of yellow stamens.  Stigmas are pink and produce an interesting contrast among the stamens.  Flowers are carried on sturdy stems which have wide well spaced foliage.  Week 4-5 bloom time.  Fertile and parent of Lemon Chiffon.  Parentage unknown.
$24.00/Division
 
Cytherea.
 Saunders.  1960.  Herbaceous hybrid.  ALM.  APS Gold Medal winner.  Cytherea is a shockingly brilliant deep orange-pink when first open.  The semi-double flowers later fade to lighter shades of pink and salmon.  Plants are relatively short and have excellent stem strength.  One of our favorites.    Presumed triploid.  Rarely produces seed.  Adventitious roots.  Week 4 bloom time.  (lactiflora #1875 x peregrina -Perry-)

$130.00/Division
Dreamtime.  Seidl/Bremer.  2013.  Herbaceous hybrid.  Originated and named by William Seidl of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  Registered, propagated and distributed by Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms, Reedsville, Wisconsin.  The seed-parent is from Blushing Princess x Salmon Dream.  Two doses of Salmon Dream are in the pedigree and is why the word "dream" is part of the cultivar name.    Seeds and pollen.  Easily fertile and sets a tremendous number of seed.   Tall, close to 4', stalwart, pink,  semi-double. Dreamtime is a very fast and vigorous grower that needs no support.  An excellent garden subject as stems are strong and foliage remains in fine shape throughout the season.  Dreamtime's seedling number was #79H5-6 and much seed was distributed under this designation.  Easily Fertile.  (Pink Vanguard x Salmon Dream). 

 
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