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'Rose Heart' peony Description
'Bess Bockstoce' peony photo
Photo courtesy of DeniseF
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by William S. Bockstoce (United States, 1955).
Introduced in Canada by Henry Landis in 1974 as 'Rose Heart'.
Class:
Hybrid / Species crosses.  
Bloom:
Rose-red.  Edges age to light pink.  Strong fragrance.  Double bloom form.  Early.  
Habit:
Dark foliage.  
Height of up to 33" (up to 85 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 2a and warmer.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this peony, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
This peony was registered in America as 'Bess Bockstoce' in 1955. It was later introduced in Canada as 'Rose Heart'. Apparently, there is a peony called 'Bess Bockstoce' being marketed in Canada that is different than the original 'Bess Bockstoce'.
Rose Heart
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