Krickles. Seidl/Casey/Bremer. 2019. Suffruticosa. Unknown parentage. Large light lavender-pink semi-double flowers with darker lavender petal bases. 7 to 10 carpels. Bright pink-red stigmas and a purple sheath. Filaments fade from lavender-orchid to white near anthers. Flowers are attractively ruffled and crimped along the petal edges. Elegant upright carriage of flowers over deep blue-green foliage. Foliage is typical of a most suffruticosa cultivars, but has red petioles and veining in leaves. A seedling given to Kris Casey from William Seidl in the 1990’s. Plants are strong growers with excellent disease resistance. Stems branch liberally and produce many flowers each year. Excellent stem hardiness, without winter damage in most years. Grows to 5 feet and spreads to a width of 6 feet or more after 10 years. Named for Kris Casey. Easily fertile both ways. We’ve grown this plant for many years and have distributed it under this name to a number of peony enthusiasts. 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.