Singing In The Rain
$85.00 (excl. tax)
Name for its ability to resolutely remain upright in the face of rain and inclement weather, Singing in the Rain is the intersection where beautiful flowers meet the epitome of landscape qualities. Flowers are semi-double in form, pink in bud, and open a spectacular peachy-orange colour, slowly fading to a clear soft yellow. A lack of flares makes the final flower impressively distinct and harmonious with the yellow stigmas. Plants are unrivaled in their heavy flowering nature; Don Smith, the brilliant hybridizer of this plant, counted 155 blooms on a single plant. Plants form a symmetrical, hemispherical shrub with flowers presented just on top of the foliage, uniformly spaced apart. Strong, rigid stems hold the flower upright under all conditions, as expected of an intersectional peony, and attractive, deep green Itoh type foliage results in a good looking plant all season long. Side buds number 2 -3 stem, leading to an extremely long bloom time and providing copious colour. Named by the hybridizer after an overnight rainstorm coincided with a garden tour the following day, and this standout plant looked especially unphased and fabulous. Considered one of Donald Smith’s favourite plants, which speaks volumes to the quality of the variety.