Center Stage. Reath. 2000. F1 lutea hybrid. Flowers are cream fading quickly to white with long narrow dark maroon flares. Fully rounded single flowers are quite different looking than most other lutea hybrids. Pleasant fragrance, excellent substance, very good bloom. Flowers have a very eye-catching symmetrical center. Floriferous and flower carriage is outward. Foliage more finely cut than the average lutea hybrid tree peony. This variety very resistant to botrytis, dark green leaves until frost. A fast grower that produces many ground stems and plants are more spreading than tall (44″ tall x 4.5 wide). Easy to grow and very nice. Blooms in the later part of the lutea hybrid flowering season. No fertility noted. Parentage unknown. Ships in late September to mid October. AGE: Field grown, 4+ year old graft or division from larger plants – our choice of available plant material upon harvest.