'Karl Rosenfield' peony References
Book (1928) Page(s) 56.
A List of Fifty of the Best Inexpensive Varieties
Karl Rosefield (Rosefield). 8.8. Red. This is a brilliant and striking variety. It comes into bloom early mid-season. The flowers are very large, semi-rose type, and slightly fragrant. Karl Rosefield and Richard Carvel are our two best sellers among the reds. Both varieties are very desirable for cut flower purposes.
Website/Catalog (1927) Page(s) 18.
Karl Rosefield (Rosefield 1908)
American Peony Society Rating of 8.8 (57 votes)
Rich clear glowing crimson. Semi-rose type flower of fine form. Full double, large and solidly built. Strong erect grower and good sure bloomer. Very good as a keeper when cut and has no superior as a cut-flower red. One of the very best reds for any purpose. Each $1.50
Karl Rosenfield - (Ros. 1908). Very large, globular, compact, semi-rose type. Dark crimson. Very strong, tall, compact grower and free bloomer. Mid-season. A brilliant and striking variety. Three year old clump $2.50
Karl Rosenfield - (Rosenfield 1908)—Late, very tall, compact, grower of stately habit and an A1 bloomer of rich velvety crimson. Scores 8,8 ... 1.50 Each, 12.50 Per 10, 100.00 per 100
Book (1917) Page(s) 90.
Karl Rosenfield. Rich velvety crimson, brilliant and striking. One of the very best reds. Rosenfield, 1908. Semi-rose. Red. Very large. Early. Very tall, strong, erect grower. Free bloomer. Garden and cutting.
Magazine (Nov 1911) Page(s) 129.
Originated by Rosenfield, 1908.
Donated by Farr and Rosenfield.
Description of bloom—Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom globular, compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 4-5 (168) dark crimson; guards clear; collar same as guards; center clear. Fragrance lacking. Blooming time mid-season. Size large to very large.
Description of plant — Habit of plant erect, tall, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem long, strong green. Blooming habit free. Buds home in clusters. Foliage well furnished, dark green, coarse ; veins green.
Commercial value — For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole very good Keeps unusually well as a cut flower. One of the best crimson varieties in the trade.