Murad of Hershey Bar
Murad of Hershey Bar. Gratwick. 1986. P. rockii influence hybrid. Dark reddish-purple single flower with irregular edges, blooms early, very attractive. Has dark rockii type flares. Light pink stigmas and sheath. Stamens are maroon. Finely cut foliage is intermediate between rockii and suffruticosa. Fertile both ways. (Choni x Dark of the Moon). This is the first woody peony to bloom and it starts the season off with a big show. Very cold resistant during spring months. Ships in late September to mid October.