Swenson Gardens

Swenson Gardens is now open for 2024 ordering!

New for 2024

169 new varieties are available this year. This includes intersectional hybrid or Itoh’s hybrid peonies and garden peonies. You may want to order early as they sell out in a hurry.

AL'S CHOICE AL'S CHOICE AL'S CHOICE AL'S CHOICE

AL'S CHOICE

(Anderson, R.F./Rogers, Allan, 2004)

32” tall, 50” wide, single to semi-double, mid

$75

Gorgeous bright yellow petals are artfully streaked with orange that pools in the center. This variety was the favorite of Al Rogers.

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ALICIA KUNKEL ALICIA KUNKEL ALICIA KUNKEL ALICIA KUNKEL

ALICIA KUNKEL

(TISCHLER, 1987)

30” tall, 44” wide, Japanese, mid

$40 Sold Out

Tischler collector’s alert! Not much is known about his 1987 Japanese bloom introduction. Lots of history though coming out of Faribault, Minnesota.

ANGELIC BLUSH ANGELIC BLUSH ANGELIC BLUSH ANGELIC BLUSH

ANGELIC BLUSH

(SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

32” tall 42” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$500 Sold Out

Such elegance adorns this peony. Though its blush color shines, some may compare it to a pastel color. Well guess what? Her mom is both! Yes friends, another ‘Pastelelegance’ child!

ANGELIC BOWL ANGELIC BOWL ANGELIC BOWL ANGELIC BOWL

ANGELIC BOWL

(SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

28” tall 38” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$300

Time to serve up a succulent, fragrance filled and stand-a-lone peony. Thank goodness its bowl can accommodate all of its attributes. Order up!

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ANGELIC BURGUNDY ANGELIC BURGUNDY ANGELIC BURGUNDY ANGELIC BURGUNDY

ANGELIC BURGUNDY

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

32” tall, 44” wide, single to semi-double, early to mid

$300

Featured in Garden Gate magazines top picks 2024’s best new plants article. Considered one of the darkest colors you will find in the garden.

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ANGELIC ENDING ANGELIC ENDING ANGELIC ENDING ANGELIC ENDING

ANGELIC ENDING

(SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, very late

$1000 Sold Out

It is written that ‘the first shall be last and the last shall be first’. Introducing our latest blooming peony variety that should be your first Swenson Gardens peony purchase.

ANGELIC MYSTERY ANGELIC MYSTERY ANGELIC MYSTERY

ANGELIC MYSTERY

(SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

38” tall 46” wide, double, early

$750 Sold Out

It’s hard to describe the color of this new variety as there is nothing like it in the world. Will provide more photos this spring.

ANGELIC PINKNESS ANGELIC PINKNESS ANGELIC PINKNESS

ANGELIC PINKNESS

(SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

32” tall 42” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$300 Sold Out

The glow, brilliants and sanguineness of this peony will surely be cheerful and it exudes confidence in any garden. Will it be in your garden this year?

ANGELO COBB FREEBORN ANGELO COBB FREEBORN ANGELO COBB FREEBORN ANGELO COBB FREEBORN

ANGELO COBB FREEBORN

(Freeborn, 1943)

40” tall, 48” wide, double, mid

$35 Sold Out

Mrs. Freeborn describes this pale coral shade as “shrimp pink.” The very large blooms require some support and deliver gorgeous impact from afar.

ATHENA ATHENA ATHENA ATHENA

ATHENA

(Saunders, 1955)

34” tall, 38” wide, single, very early

$30

A very early spring bloomer that is an elegant presence in the garden and fragrant sophistication indoors. Shade from afternoon sun to prolong blooms.

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AVA NIDA AVA NIDA AVA NIDA AVA NIDA

AVA NIDA

(Unknown)

34” tall, 42” wide, single, mid to late

$30

Traveling all the way from Oregon many years ago, my home is now Minnesota. You may know my brother, Rivida, as we grew up together back in the mid 1950’s.

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BETTER TIMES BETTER TIMES BETTER TIMES BETTER TIMES

BETTER TIMES

(FRANKLIN, 1941)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, mid to late

$40 Sold Out

Another example of the excellent peony introductions out of the great state of Minnesota. How can you get any better times than this? Wonderful cut flower!

BIRTHDAY BIRTHDAY BIRTHDAY BIRTHDAY

BIRTHDAY

(SAUNDERS, 1935)

28” tall, 38” wide, single, early

$50

Saunders collector’s alert! If only Dr Saunders was still with us so we could celebrate another birthday with him. Time to party in your garden this year?

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BLANCHE KING BLANCHE KING BLANCHE KING BLANCHE KING

BLANCHE KING

(Brand, 1922)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, mid to late

$35 Sold Out

The Blanche of Spain in Shakespeare’s King John is described as a pawn born into a royal family. Give me some support and I will surely perform a spectacular alliance during bloom time.

BOB BOB BOB BOB

BOB

(TISCHLER, 1998)

32” tall, 40” wide, semi-double/double/Japanese, early

$150 Sold Out

Tischler collector’s alert! Yes, you may experience multiple bloom types based on your growing season, soil type and moisture. He likes a drier site location and mechanical support.

BOUQUET PERFECT BOUQUET PERFECT BOUQUET PERFECT BOUQUET PERFECT

BOUQUET PERFECT

(TISCHLER, 1987)

24” tall, 38” wide, anemone, mid

$50

Tischler collector’s alert! All around top performer inside and outside. Eye catching color and light fragrance…perfect!

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BOWL OF CREAM BOWL OF CREAM BOWL OF CREAM BOWL OF CREAM

BOWL OF CREAM

(Klehm, 1963)

32” tall, 38” wide, double, mid

$30

Cream, please! Let me serve you a huge bowl, provided my support staff is also holding me up. You’ll need at least an 8 or 9 inch bowl, if not, a vase will do!

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BRIDAL GOWN BRIDAL GOWN BRIDAL GOWN BRIDAL GOWN

BRIDAL GOWN

(Klehm, 1957)

30” tall, 40” wide, bomb double, mid

$30

Bride’s know that white attire provides a spectacular entrance into her wedding ceremony. I too carry those characteristics into your garden.

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BROTHER CHUCK BROTHER CHUCK BROTHER CHUCK BROTHER CHUCK

BROTHER CHUCK

(Klehm, 1995)

28” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$35

A peony lover’s peony, this is one amazing cut and show flower, often judged top in its class and a 2008 grand champion. A showpiece inside and outside.

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BUCKEYE BELLE BUCKEYE BELLE BUCKEYE BELLE BUCKEYE BELLE

BUCKEYE BELLE

(Mains, 1956)

28” tall, 38” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$30

Deep, rich garnet anchors landscape design and partners beautifully with yellow tulips. Velvety impact and sturdy stems add drama to cut arrangements, too.

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CARINA CARINA CARINA CARINA

CARINA

(SAUNDERS, 1944)

30” tall, 38” wide, semi-double, mid

$40

Saunders collector’s alert! Intense, shining, scarlet-crimson color that is darling inside and outside. Plant habitat outstanding and rightfully deserves a place in your garden.

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CAROLINA MOON CAROLINA MOON CAROLINA MOON CAROLINA MOON

CAROLINA MOON

(AUTEN, 1940)

28” tall, 38” wide, bomb double, early to mid

$50

Thank you, Laura Dessert, for bearing this child. She certainly has your features aside from blooming earlier than you and other like yellow centered doubles.

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CHEDDAR CHARM CHEDDAR CHARM CHEDDAR CHARM CHEDDAR CHARM

CHEDDAR CHARM

(Klehm, 1985)

34” tall, 40” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

You don’t have to be from Wisconsin to enjoy cheese, at least in flower form. This Japanese bloom with an all-cheddar center is a charmer.

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CHEESE COUNTRY CHEESE COUNTRY CHEESE COUNTRY CHEESE COUNTRY

CHEESE COUNTRY

(Klehm)

28” tall, 38” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

Unexpected center swirls of pink and bright yellow captivate, and foliage is attractive well past blooming. Sturdy stems bear several flowers with a delicate fragrance.

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CHIFFON PARFAIT CHIFFON PARFAIT CHIFFON PARFAIT CHIFFON PARFAIT

CHIFFON PARFAIT

(Klehm, 1981)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, very late

$35

Like many a late bloomer, this one is a spectacular beauty worth the wait. Buds and petals of the palest pink with bright green foliage.

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CHOCOLATE SOLDIER CHOCOLATE SOLDIER CHOCOLATE SOLDIER CHOCOLATE SOLDIER

CHOCOLATE SOLDIER

(Auten, 1936)

28” tall, 32” wide, Japanese, mid

$35 Sold Out

The darkest russet garden peony deserves all the attention a front-and-center spot in your border provides. Touched with gold and extraordinarily dramatic.

CLAUDIA   CLAUDIA   CLAUDIA   CLAUDIA

CLAUDIA

(Saunders, 1944)

34” high, 40” wide, single, early to mid

$40

Saunders collector alert! Apostle Paul greeted his young friend Timothy in 2 Timothy 4:21. He delighted in his fellowship with ‘Claudia’. May she bring that same delight in your garden!

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CONSTANCE SPRY CONSTANCE SPRY CONSTANCE SPRY CONSTANCE SPRY

CONSTANCE SPRY

(Saunders, 1941)

30” tall, 36” wide, semi-double, mid

$150

Saunders collector alert! Very rare and one of our top three favorites of our beloved Dr. A.P. Saunders. Huge semi-double blooms that often reach 8” in diameter.

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CORAL N' GOLD CORAL N' GOLD CORAL N' GOLD CORAL N' GOLD

CORAL N' GOLD

(Cousins/Klehm, 1981)

36” tall, 40” wide, single, early

$35

Standing out in the garden is a good thing. My coral outer guard petals frame a glowing, golden center. For a stunning show, plant a lot of me.

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CYTHEREA CYTHEREA CYTHEREA CYTHEREA

CYTHEREA

(Saunders, 1953)

24” tall, 32” wide, semi-double, early

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! Let me pucker up in the front of your border with my lipsticky pink blooms. My color wears off quickly if planted in full sun, so afternoon shade is preferred.

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DAD DAD DAD DAD

DAD

(GLASSCOCK/KREKLER, 1959)

38” tall, 44” wide, single, early

$35

There is no way I can hide from anyone in the garden. You can spot my tall, upright stature and bold color from afar. I guess that’s a good thing!

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DAWN GLOW DAWN GLOW DAWN GLOW DAWN GLOW

DAWN GLOW

(SAUNDERS/HOLLINGSWORTH, 1986)

32” tall, 48” wide, single, very early

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! Thank you, Mr. Hollngsworth, for clearing up the confusion over the years with Silvia Saunders Silver Dawn F3 and other nomenclatures.

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DR. ALEXANDER FLEMING DR. ALEXANDER FLEMING DR. ALEXANDER FLEMING DR. ALEXANDER FLEMING

DR. ALEXANDER FLEMING

(Unknown)

36” tall, 44” wide, double, late

$30

Now registered as Alexander Fleming in The Netherlands. Pink can be beautiful in the garden and in a vase. Sweetly scented and a fabulous cut flower.

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DULUTH DULUTH DULUTH DULUTH

DULUTH

(FRANKLIN, 1931)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, late

$50 Sold Out

Minnesotans are represented well with many hybridizers over the years as well as the city of Duluth. Visiting that city and growing ‘Duluth’ in your garden should be on your bucket list!

EASY LAVENDER EASY LAVENDER EASY LAVENDER EASY LAVENDER

EASY LAVENDER

(TISCHLER, 1993)

35” tall, 48” wide, Japanese, mid

$40

Tischler collector’s alert! Stunning hues of lavender and pink allow this color to be easily identified in our garden. Not an easy feat to achieve.

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EDWARD STEICHEN

EDWARD STEICHEN

(SAUNDERS, 1941)

32” tall, 44” wide, single, early to mid

$50

Saunders collectors alert! Though I was originally named ‘Colonel Steichen’, as I served in WWI, perhaps you know me better as a photographer and painter.

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ETCHED SALMON ETCHED SALMON ETCHED SALMON ETCHED SALMON

ETCHED SALMON

(Cousins/Klehm, 1981)

36” tall, 42” wide, double, mid

$35 Sold Out

As a cut flower, I am known around the world as one of the best. My foliage and plant habitat are tops as well. Distinct and amazing!

FAIRY'S PETTICOAT FAIRY'S PETTICOAT FAIRY'S PETTICOAT FAIRY'S PETTICOAT

FAIRY'S PETTICOAT

(Klehm, 1963)

30” tall, 38” wide, double, early

$30

Bring on the vases! My delicate, sweet fragrance will fill your home with just a few blooms. I am beautiful in the garden as well, but my stems do need support.

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FARIBO GOLD FARIBO GOLD FARIBO GOLD FARIBO GOLD

FARIBO GOLD

(TISCHLER, 1966)

30” tall, 40” wide, Japanese, mid to late

$50

Tischler collector’s alert! Was there gold in the once considered peony capital of the world, Faribault, MN? Ya you betcha, the lustrous center of Faribo GOLD peony.

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FELIX SUPREME FELIX SUPREME FELIX SUPREME FELIX SUPREME

FELIX SUPREME

(Kriek, 1955)

34” tall, 42” wide, double, mid

$30

Some growing years I do need support, as my blooms can be quite large. For those of you who do not like fragrant cut flowers, I’m all yours!

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FIBER OPTIC FIBER OPTIC FIBER OPTIC FIBER OPTIC

FIBER OPTIC

(ANDERSON/KORNDER/SWENSON, 2014)

38” tall, 40” wide, novelty, mid to late

$30

With a bloom style all its own, this quirky novelty peony features fine, feathery spikes of pink and cream and a dash of garden brio.

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FRINGED IVORY FRINGED IVORY FRINGED IVORY FRINGED IVORY

FRINGED IVORY

(Klehm, 1978)

34” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$30

Not bragging too much, but some growing years I offer 9” ivory white blooms. Grab your largest vase to show off lots of me inside your home.

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FUCHSIA JAZZ FUCHSIA JAZZ FUCHSIA JAZZ FUCHSIA JAZZ

FUCHSIA JAZZ

(Klehm, 1999)

28” tall, 36” wide, single, early to mid

$30

It’s a girl’s prerogative to change her mind, right? Some years I can be a single and other years, close to semi-double. Change is good!

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GARDEN PEACE GARDEN PEACE GARDEN PEACE GARDEN PEACE

GARDEN PEACE

(SAUNDERS, 1941)

40” tall, 48” wide, single, early to mid

$50

Saunders collector’s alert! Distinctly different than any Saunders varieties and for that matter, any peony on God’s green earth. That’s a great attribute to have!

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GAY PAREE GAY PAREE GAY PAREE GAY PAREE

GAY PAREE

(Auten, 1933)

32” tall, 40” wide, Japanese, mid to late

$30

Nothing shy about this saucy bloom! A rounded center of pink-and-cream petals nestle inside full-skirted guard blooms of definite rose. Ooh la la!

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GOLLY GOLLY GOLLY GOLLY

GOLLY

(Krekler, 1965)

34” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$30

My exotic coloration, fluffy blooms, pleasing fragrance, and extended vase life will charm all your senses. Take me, I’m yours!

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GRACE ROOT GRACE ROOT GRACE ROOT GRACE ROOT

GRACE ROOT

(SAUNDERS, 1940)

24” tall, 34” wide, single, early to mid

$75

Saunders collector’s alert! Nice compact plant with colorful salmon pink blooms and stunning dark green foliage. Works well in smaller beds and border plantings.

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HALCYON HALCYON HALCYON HALCYON

HALCYON

(Saunders, 1948)

30” tall, 38” wide, single, very early

$30

Though this means a happy and peaceful time in the past, we like to think in the present when we can enjoy a happy and peaceful time very early in the bloom season.

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HARRY L SMITH HARRY L SMITH HARRY L SMITH HARRY L SMITH

HARRY L SMITH

(Smith/Krekler, 1953)

36” tall, 44” wide, double, mid-late

$35

A lovely cut flower and also a variety that my photographer would not take his eyepiece off of me. Please give me some space, and some support.

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HEIDI HEIDI HEIDI HEIDI

HEIDI

(Tischler, 1972)

28” tall, 36” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

Tischler collector’s alert! Do you like me more at first or late in my bloom? Yes, I transform from violet pink to a soft blend of violet, rose, and finally ivory.

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HELEN HAYES HELEN HAYES HELEN HAYES HELEN HAYES

HELEN HAYES

(Murawska, 1943)

36” tall, 46” wide, double, mid

$30

Though I was originally known as the ‘First Lady of the American Theater’, now I can grace your garden…with a stellar performance. I do, however, need a supporting cast.

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HENRY BOCKSTOCE HENRY BOCKSTOCE HENRY BOCKSTOCE HENRY BOCKSTOCE

HENRY BOCKSTOCE

(Bockstoce, 1955)

40” tall, 50” wide, double, early to mid

$30

Gardeners continually admire my looks and fragrance in the gardens. I kept telling them to bring me inside and to shows. Now they get it!

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KAYLEIGH ANN KAYLEIGH ANN KAYLEIGH ANN KAYLEIGH ANN

KAYLEIGH ANN

(STANEK, 2017)

36” tall, 46” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$150 Sold Out

Younger plants and depending on growing seasons; blooms, tend to be semi-double. Based on our growing seasons, we have not had any double blooms…yet. Nice plant habitat.

KOKADEM KOKADEM KOKADEM KOKADEM

KOKADEM

(unknown)

26” tall, 36” wide, semi-double to double, late

$30

This mysterious variety is from a famous hybridizer’s garden, yet its precise origins are unknown, so its offspring are noted as seedling pollen and/or pod parent.

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LAURA DESSERT LAURA DESSERT LAURA DESSERT LAURA DESSERT

LAURA DESSERT

(Dessert, 1913)

32” tall, 38” wide, double, mid

$30

An icy lemon-colored double bomb, frothy as a meringue. This is an award-winning peony with prolific blooms, strong stems, and a divine fragrance.

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LAURA MAGNUSON LAURA MAGNUSON LAURA MAGNUSON LAURA MAGNUSON

LAURA MAGNUSON

(Saunders, 1941)

32” tall, 40” wide, semi-double, late

$30 Sold Out

Saunders collector’s alert. In a dry location and spring, I do very well to show off my blooms and foliage. Otherwise, I can be a tad finicky to flourish. Keep that between us girls.

LAVENDER LAVENDER LAVENDER LAVENDER

LAVENDER

(Saunders, 1939)

28” tall, 38” wide, single, early to mid

$125

Saunders collector alert! We fell in love with this variety many years ago. Be patient and protective as it takes many years to mature.

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LILAC TIME LILAC TIME LILAC TIME LILAC TIME

LILAC TIME

(LINS, 1958)

28” tall, 40” wide, Japanese, mid to late

$75

Lins collector’s alert! Very rare Lins variety. Only a few to share so order early. Received rave reviews as a newer Japanese bloom style when first released.

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LINDA KATHLEEN JACK LINDA KATHLEEN JACK LINDA KATHLEEN JACK LINDA KATHLEEN JACK

LINDA KATHLEEN JACK

(Jack, 1970)

38” tall, 48” wide, double, late

$60 Sold Out

Greetings from Mission, British Columbia, Canada. I arrived at Swenson Gardens in 2005 and have spent the last few years growing and reproducing myself for availability this year.

LITTLE JEANNE LITTLE JEANNE LITTLE JEANNE LITTLE JEANNE

LITTLE JEANNE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson, 2018)

24” tall, 32” wide, Japanese, late

$30

My petite size has its advantages for gardens with limited space. My originator developed numerous rock garden peonies that my grower will be releasing.

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LORD CAVIN LORD CAVIN LORD CAVIN LORD CAVIN

LORD CAVIN

(unknown)

30” tall, 36” wide, novelty, mid

$50

An unusual double the color of cream, touched with pink-tipped edges. It loves a dry spot in the garden, and thrives in an arid growing season.

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LOUIS VAN HOUTTE LOUIS VAN HOUTTE LOUIS VAN HOUTTE LOUIS VAN HOUTTE

LOUIS VAN HOUTTE

(Calot, 1867)

30” tall, 38” wide, double, mid

$30

My blooms appear almost all at once, resulting in an explosion of color. This vibrancy has made me a classic in many gardens over the years.

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LOVE AFFAIR LOVE AFFAIR LOVE AFFAIR LOVE AFFAIR

LOVE AFFAIR

(HOLLINGSWORTH, 2005)

30” tall, 44” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$75

Looking for a good; white, intersectional/Itoh hybrid peony? It’s time to fall in love with one of many white intersectional peonies. Nice bloom and foliage are quite an affair!

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LOVELY ROSE LOVELY ROSE LOVELY ROSE LOVELY ROSE

LOVELY ROSE

(Saunders, 1942)

30” tall, 36” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! Vibrant carmine-rose pink color that will surely catch your attention. Likes a drier site location and afternoon shade preferred.

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LULLABY COOS LULLABY COOS LULLABY COOS LULLABY COOS

LULLABY COOS

(Klehm, 2003)

26” tall, 38” wide, semi-double, mid

$30

Some gal by the name of Martha really likes me as a cut flower. In the garden, though, everybody loves me! You be the judge of that.

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LUXURIANT LUXURIANT LUXURIANT LUXURIANT

LUXURIANT

(Anderson, 1986)

32” tall, 44” wide, semi-double, mid

$125 Sold Out

Lush petals of ivory take on a pale lavender cast around a center touched with deep lavender flares. Blooms are held high above dark foliage.

MARSHMALLOW PUFF MARSHMALLOW PUFF MARSHMALLOW PUFF MARSHMALLOW PUFF

MARSHMALLOW PUFF

(Klehm, 1986)

28” tall, 38” wide, double, mid

$30

The mid 80’s were wonderful years for Mr. Roy Klehm. Well-proportioned plant habitat and pure white blooms afford a nice plant inside and outside.

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MARSHMALLOW TART MARSHMALLOW TART MARSHMALLOW TART MARSHMALLOW TART

MARSHMALLOW TART

(Klehm, 1985)

24” tall, 32” wide, bomb double, mid

$30

Another Roy Klehm variety that is smaller and more compact than his Marshmallow Puff. Works well in smaller areas due to its compact size.

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MARY C. HOARD MARY C. HOARD MARY C. HOARD MARY C. HOARD

MARY C. HOARD

(ANDERSON, R.F., 2012)

25” tall, 38” wide, single to semi-double, mid

$100

Named after the wife of William D. Hoard Jr. the founder of Hoard Museum in Fort Atkinson, WI. Make sure to visit during peony bloom season and see the Roger and Sandra Peony Garden.

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MAY DAWN MAY DAWN MAY DAWN MAY DAWN

MAY DAWN

(GLASSCOCK, 1947)

28” tall, 36” wide, single, very early

$40

You can’t miss this peony in our fields so don’t miss out for your garden! Scarlet red bloom that some consider the brightest red, especially as it blooms so early.

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MAY LILAC MAY LILAC MAY LILAC MAY LILAC

MAY LILAC

(Saunders, 1950)

36” tall, 56” wide, single, early

$30

Saunders collector’s alert. What would early May be without a lilac-colored peony? Allow plenty of room for this stately peony and enjoy its beauty throughout the growing season.

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MEADOW LARK MEADOW LARK MEADOW LARK MEADOW LARK

MEADOW LARK

(BIGGER, 1977)

36” tall, 50” wide, Japanese, mid to late

$50 Sold Out

Limited exposure in commerce for this tall, Japanese bloom variety. We were fortunate to receive this from a private collector and sharing a few with you as well.

MERCEDES MERCEDES MERCEDES MERCEDES

MERCEDES

(LINS, 1956)

32” tall, 42” wide, double, mid to late

$75 Sold Out

Lins collector’s alert! My HUGE blooms benefit from mechanical support. Bloom color fades to white after a blush pink start. Mercy me I’m a beautiful peony!

MILTON JACK MILTON JACK MILTON JACK MILTON JACK

MILTON JACK

(Jack, 1980)

30” tall, 40” wide, double, early to mid

$35

I was named after the founder of Ferncliff Gardens in Canada. I came to Swenson Gardens in 2005 and available again. My blooms are huge so support appreciated.

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MLOKOSEWITSCHII MLOKOSEWITSCHII MLOKOSEWITSCHII MLOKOSEWITSCHII

MLOKOSEWITSCHII

(Paeonia daurica subsp)

18” tall, 26” wide, single, very early

$100

May we in introduce you to Mlokosewitshii, a subspecies of Paeonia daurica. One of our first peonies to bloom in the spring. Foliage is distinct as well.

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MORNING LILAC MORNING LILAC MORNING LILAC MORNING LILAC

MORNING LILAC

(Anderson, R.F., 1999)

32” tall, 48” wide, single to semi-double, early to mid

$75

Enormous, fragrant, outright fabulous-colored blooms make an impact from a distance, exquisite color nuances impress close up. Prolific bloomer with compact foliage.

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MOTHER’S CHOICE MOTHER’S CHOICE MOTHER’S CHOICE MOTHER’S CHOICE

MOTHER’S CHOICE

(GLASSCOCK, 1950)

30” tall, 40” wide, double, mid to late

$35

Mother does know best when it comes to picking out one of her favorite full double, fragrant, white peony bloom. Because the blooms are large, support is advised.

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MR. G. F. HEMERIK

MR. G. F. HEMERIK

(van Leeuwen, bef. 1928)

26” tall, 36” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

Don’t tell the other varieties, but my grower says that I have the most interesting foliage characteristics of all garden peonies. You should consider me too!

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MRS. DEANE FUNK MRS. DEANE FUNK MRS. DEANE FUNK MRS. DEANE FUNK

MRS. DEANE FUNK

(BRAND, A.M., 1928)

36” tall, 44” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$40 Sold Out

From the original Brand Peony Farms in Faribault, Minnesota, A.M. Brand delivers with this beauty. Soft pink beauty transforms into a stunning blush bloom.

MRS. FRANK BEACH MRS. FRANK BEACH MRS. FRANK BEACH MRS. FRANK BEACH

MRS. FRANK BEACH

(BRAND, A.M., 1925)

32” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$40

Thank you, Mr. Brand, for another beauty whose bloom is fabulous inside and out. Oh, and her fragrance is sweet too. Considered one of the best whites in its time.

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MYRTLE TISCHLER MYRTLE TISCHLER MYRTLE TISCHLER MYRTLE TISCHLER

MYRTLE TISCHLER

(FRANKLIN/TISCHLER, 1963)

37” tall, 50” wide, double, mid

$40 Sold Out

Though my stems are strong, with 9-to-10-inch blooms some growing seasons, support is greatly appreciated. Not to brag, but my blooms have won many ribbons over the years.

NEW MILLENNIUM NEW MILLENNIUM NEW MILLENNIUM NEW MILLENNIUM

NEW MILLENNIUM

(Anderson, R.F., 2012)

30” tall, 44” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$125

Yes, I’m back, so take advantage of me this year as my growers say I’m one of their favorites. Coral and peach beauty’s that are a photographer’s (oops) gardeners dream comes true!

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NORWEGIAN BLUSH NORWEGIAN BLUSH NORWEGIAN BLUSH NORWEGIAN BLUSH

NORWEGIAN BLUSH

(Anderson, R.F., 1999)

30” tall, 48” wide, single to semi-double, mid

$100

Ya sure, you betcha, this plant is gorgeous. Pale pink-edged petals with deeper rose centers are set against wonderfully shaped, heavily textured dark green foliage.

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PASTELEGANCE PASTELEGANCE PASTELEGANCE PASTELEGANCE

PASTELEGANCE

(Seidl, 1989)

30” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$175

Rare, exquisite, and a bit slow to mature, with semi-glossy foliage and blooms that look like wedding cake frosting. Romantic and voluptuous, a gardener’s showpiece.

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PASTELORAMA PASTELORAMA PASTELORAMA PASTELORAMA

PASTELORAMA

(Seidl/Bremer, 2013)

36” tall, 46” wide, double, early to mid

$150

Our friend Roger F Anderson had a part in the parentage of this spectacular peony with his original seedling parent. Now let’s enjoy it in our gardens!

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PAUL BUNYAN PAUL BUNYAN PAUL BUNYAN PAUL BUNYAN

PAUL BUNYAN

(LINS, 1955)

38” tall, 48” wide, double, mid to late

$50

Lins collector’s alert! Very befitting that Paul Bunyan towers over Minnesota forests like the Paul Bunyan peony towers over other peonies in the garden. Support needed most years.

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PEPPERMINT BLUSH PEPPERMINT BLUSH PEPPERMINT BLUSH PEPPERMINT BLUSH

PEPPERMINT BLUSH

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson, 2018)

36” tall, 54” wide, single, mid

$60

I was the first intersectional released by my grower that includes my originator’s smaller blooms size set above broad-leafed foliage. My spectacular style will make you blush.

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PINK HAWAIIAN CORAL PINK HAWAIIAN CORAL PINK HAWAIIAN CORAL PINK HAWAIIAN CORAL

PINK HAWAIIAN CORAL

(Klehm, 1981)

34” tall, 40” wide, semi-double, early

$35

May I bring some Hawaiian coral color into your garden? Though my color is not under water, my coral color flourishes on land.

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POSTILLION POSTILLION POSTILLION POSTILLION

POSTILLION

(Saunders, 1941)

42” tall, 46” wide, huge single, mid

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! A truly stunning presence in the garden! Enormous, deep scarlet red blooms held aloft on tall stems command attention (and a little support).

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PRINCESS BRIDE PRINCESS BRIDE PRINCESS BRIDE PRINCESS BRIDE

PRINCESS BRIDE

(Klehm, 1988)

28” tall, 38” wide, double, early to mid

$30

White on white guard petals and double bomb center ball that are pure enough for a pristine bridal bouquet. Striking against its dark green foliage.

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QUITZIN

QUITZIN

(FAWKNER, 2001)

34” tall, 44” wide, double, early to mid

$150

A unique peony bloom that takes at least 5-years, for us at least, to fully show its beauty. First few years bloom can be almost Japanese style. Well worth the wait!

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RAGGEDY ANN RAGGEDY ANN RAGGEDY ANN RAGGEDY ANN

RAGGEDY ANN

(KREKLER, 1958)

30” tall, 40” wide, double, mid to late

$50 Sold Out

This is the real Raggedy Ann Lactiflora peony versus sellers who think they have this as an intersectional/Itoh hybrid peony. That one is Rosy Prospects.

RAMONA LINS RAMONA LINS RAMONA LINS RAMONA LINS

RAMONA LINS

(LINS, 1942)

38” tall, 48” wide, double, mid to late

$50 Sold Out

Lins collector’s alert! His daughter was very special to have this named after her. Back then this peony was considered one of the all-time great peonies.

RED LACQUER RED LACQUER RED LACQUER RED LACQUER

RED LACQUER

(Saunders, 1950)

24” tall, 32” wide, single, early to mid

$1000 Sold Out

Saunders’s collector alert! Very, very rare and just a few to share.

ROGER F. ANDERSON ROGER F. ANDERSON ROGER F. ANDERSON ROGER F. ANDERSON

ROGER F. ANDERSON

(ANDERSON, R.F./CARTWRIGHT, 2021)

32” tall, 48” wide, single to semi-double, mid

$300

Roger Anderson’s hybridizing efforts are world renown and his good friend Dave Cartwright registered this intersectional hybrid after him and his great achievements.

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ROGER’S BURGUNDY ROGER’S BURGUNDY ROGER’S BURGUNDY ROGER’S BURGUNDY

ROGER’S BURGUNDY

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

24” tall 36” wide, double, early

$500

Ok peony enthusiasts, a full double, fragrant and no staking early blooming burgundy peony? What is going on with Roger F Anderson’s new varieties? Order me and find out!

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ROGER’S HEART ROGER’S HEART ROGER’S HEART ROGER’S HEART

ROGER’S HEART

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

24” tall 36” wide, double, early

$1500 Sold Out

The essence of Roger F Anderson’s lifelong passion for developing the ultimate peonies surely emits from his heart. Can you tell? We sure can and maybe you can too this year?

ROGER’S PASTEL ROGER’S PASTEL ROGER’S PASTEL ROGER’S PASTEL

ROGER’S PASTEL

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

30” tall 42” wide, single, early to mid

$150

Peacefulness certainly exudes itself when growing and photographing this new peony. Relax and enjoy these photos. When finished, remain calm and order it!

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ROGER’S SCARLET ROGER’S SCARLET ROGER’S SCARLET ROGER’S SCARLET

ROGER’S SCARLET

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

28” tall 38” wide, single, early to mid

$150

Can you see me now? Roger F Anderson had a burning desire to hybridize a true scarlet colored peony and now we offer a few for your consideration. Foliage amazing too!

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ROGER’S VALENTINE ROGER’S VALENTINE ROGER’S VALENTINE ROGER’S VALENTINE

ROGER’S VALENTINE

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2024)

28” tall, 40” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$500

I asked Roger if he would be my Valentine and he respectfully declined but said it was ok to name his new seedling as his Valentine. Oh well maybe next year? Happy Roger’s Valentine Day!

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ROMANCE ROMANCE ROMANCE ROMANCE

ROMANCE

(Lins, 1967)

32” tall, 44” wide, double, mid

$35 Sold Out

A very rare ‘Lins’ origination that you can truly fall in love with this year. It does need some support and its light fragrance will stay with you forever.

ROSE TULIP ROSE TULIP ROSE TULIP ROSE TULIP

ROSE TULIP

(SAUNDERS, 1947)

34” tall, 40” wide, single, early to mid

$50

Saunders collector’s alert! Sometimes having an unusual bloom in the peony world is a good thing. No, it is not a ‘tulip’, but at times during the bloom season it may look like one.

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RUTH ELIZABETH RUTH ELIZABETH RUTH ELIZABETH RUTH ELIZABETH

RUTH ELIZABETH

(Brand, 1936)

26” tall, 36” wide, double, late

$30

Waiting for my bloom is hard to do as I am one of the latest reds to appear. Not to brag but I am a worthy exhibition bloom in a vase and stunning in your garden.

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SANDRA L. ANDERSON

SANDRA L. ANDERSON

(ANDERSON, R.F./CARTWRIGHT, 2021)

30” tall, 46” wide, semi-double, mid

$300

Sandra was by Roger’s side for over 59 years before she passed away. She was an amazing person and according to Roger, a much better gardener than him. Your name lives on Sandra!

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SARAH BERNHARDT SARAH BERNHARDT SARAH BERNHARDT SARAH BERNHARDT

SARAH BERNHARDT

(LeMoine, 1906)

36” tall, 48” wide, double, late

$30

Meet the number one cut flower in all the world. Its large, fragrant double blooms of pastel pink have been beloved for more than 100 years.

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SERENADE SERENADE SERENADE SERENADE

SERENADE

(Saunders, 1941)

30” tall, 40” wide, single, early

$50

Saunders collector’s alert! I may not be musically inclined, but I can certainly court you into early spring with my presence. No need to stand at my window as I’m already outside!

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SOLO FLIGHT SOLO FLIGHT SOLO FLIGHT SOLO FLIGHT

SOLO FLIGHT

(Saunders, 1941)

40” tall, 48” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! Let me take this flight alone, but do support me in my journey as I can fly quite high. Yes, I am different, as my hybridizer made me a lactiflora. Pretty cool!

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SUGAR N’ SPICE SUGAR N’ SPICE SUGAR N’ SPICE SUGAR N’ SPICE

SUGAR N’ SPICE

(Rogers, 1988)

24” tall, 44” wide, single, early

$30

This early bloomer is heavily ruffled and pretty as a party dress, with large blooms of 8-10 inches wide, visible from a distance. Strong stems.

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SUMVITG

SUMVITG

(FAWKNER, 2002)

32” tall, 40” wide, double, early

$150

One of Professor Fawkner’s first introductions presents itself as a vigorous grower and easy bloomer. Though it needs support from a landscape perspective, overall, its sure to impress.

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SUNNY GIRL SUNNY GIRL SUNNY GIRL SUNNY GIRL

SUNNY GIRL

(Laning, 1985)

30” tall, 38” wide, double, early

$30

No apologies here…my blooms are HUGE! Double my support to keep me upright. Yes, my blooms can be that large. Smell me, and I am yours forever!

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SWEET MAY SWEET MAY SWEET MAY SWEET MAY

SWEET MAY

(Saunders)

30” tall, 38” wide, single, very early

$35

Saunders collector’s alert! Ushering in the very early bloom season is an attribute given to me by my originator. I think that is why he called me sweet during the month of May.

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SWORD DANCE SWORD DANCE SWORD DANCE SWORD DANCE

SWORD DANCE

(Auten, 1933)

36” tall, 44” wide, Japanese, late

$30

Not to be outdone by other Japanese blooms in similar color tones, whether we are dancing close together or far away, you will surely be able to see me!

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TERRY GRUDEM TERRY GRUDEM TERRY GRUDEM TERRY GRUDEM

TERRY GRUDEM

(Brand, 1963)

38” tall, 48” wide, Japanese, mid

$30

I love to stand up and stand out in a crowd, especially if there are numbers of me planted in a group. Visitors at Peony Field Days swoon over me!

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THE FAWN THE FAWN THE FAWN THE FAWN

THE FAWN

(Wright)

34” tall, 44” wide, double, mid to late

$30

Pink peonies are everyone’s favorite, but take a closer look at me. Rose-colored flecks give me an added touch of class.

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TISH TISH TISH TISH

TISH

(TISCHLER, 1972)

32” tall, 46” wide, Japanese, late

$35

Tischler collector’s alert! Like ‘Tish’ who was named in honor of his faithful 4-legged companion, so too will ‘Tish’ remain a faithful peony companion for many decades to come.

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TONDELEYO TONDELEYO TONDELEYO TONDELEYO

TONDELEYO

(LINS, 1942)

40” tall, 50” wide, double, mid to late

$75 Sold Out

Lins collector’s alert! One of ‘Lins’ tallest peonies. Mechanical support advised as the blooms can be massive some growing seasons. Bloom color is spectacular and divine foliage.

TONKA CLOUD TONKA CLOUD TONKA CLOUD TONKA CLOUD

TONKA CLOUD

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

26” tall, 46” wide, semi-double, mid

$300

Sky-blue waters under fluffy clouds is the classic Lake Minnetonka view. True-white petals billow around blushing pink flares with gossamer, creamy stamens.

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TONKA FUCHSIA TONKA FUCHSIA TONKA FUCHSIA TONKA FUCHSIA

TONKA FUCHSIA

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

24” tall, 32” wide, single, early to mid

$60

The most impudent of colors, gorgeous against its foliage or in a bouquet, with an exceptionally beautiful center.

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TONKA FUSION TONKA FUSION TONKA FUSION TONKA FUSION

TONKA FUSION

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

28” tall, 40” wide, single, mid

$60

When this fancy character opens, you can almost hear the fireworks! Cream streaks against audacious pink with a dramatic bright yellow froth. Handsome foliage.

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TONKA MULBERRY TONKA MULBERRY TONKA MULBERRY TONKA MULBERRY

TONKA MULBERRY

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

24” tall, 36” wide, single, mid

$250

Vibrant, vivid color that delights from across the garden and surprises up close with a frothy pop of buttery gold.

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TONKA PURPLE TONKA PURPLE TONKA PURPLE TONKA PURPLE

TONKA PURPLE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

32” tall, 44” wide, semi-double to double, early to mid

$500

For the discriminating collector, the only semi-double-to-double intersectional in this glamorous hue in the world. A showpiece in the garden.

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TONKA WHITE TONKA WHITE TONKA WHITE TONKA WHITE

TONKA WHITE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

28” tall, 44” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$300

Abundant and luminously white petals gather in flares of blushing crimson, in striking contrast to deep green, glossy foliage.

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TOP BRASS TOP BRASS TOP BRASS TOP BRASS

TOP BRASS

(Klehm, 1968)

28” tall, 38” wide, bomb double, mid

$30

Looking good outside has its advantages as the processional leads inside. Stately yet soft spoken once the ‘vase’ is allowed to host the ceremony.

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TOPEKA CORAL TOPEKA CORAL TOPEKA CORAL TOPEKA CORAL

TOPEKA CORAL

(Cousins/Bigger, 1975)

32” tall, 42” wide, bomb double, early-mid

$35

My blooms are HUGE! Maximum support is needed to keep me upright. Oh, and my bloom color is very unique and inviting. Ready to amaze friends and family, again.

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UNIQUE UNIQUE UNIQUE UNIQUE

UNIQUE

(Anderson, R.F., 1999)

34” tall, 48” wide, single, mid

$50

Even after all the years I have called Swenson Gardens my home and dozens of new peonies have arrived; Becky still loves my bloom color the best! I love you too, Becky!

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VELMA ATKINSON VELMA ATKINSON VELMA ATKINSON VELMA ATKINSON

VELMA ATKINSON

(WILD & SON, 1964)

28” tall, 38” wide, Japanese, early to mid

$35

Ok Peony Field Days attendees and now online peony enthusiasts, she’s ready for sale! ‘What’s that peony called?’ Yup, Velma Atkinson.

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WATERMELON WINE WATERMELON WINE WATERMELON WINE WATERMELON WINE

WATERMELON WINE

(ANDERSON, R.F., 1999)

30” tall, 42” wide, single, mid

$60

Standout color so succulent it almost looks juicy! Happy gardeners gave us glowing reports about this intersectional, so we have released a few more.

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WHITE INNOCENCE WHITE INNOCENCE WHITE INNOCENCE WHITE INNOCENCE

WHITE INNOCENCE

(Saunders, 1947)

54” tall, 48” wide, single, early

$30

Saunders collector’s alert! Though my delicately, ruffled bloom size is small, I make up for it in my height. Some consider me the tallest Saunders variety, so some support is necessary.

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WHITE IVORY WHITE IVORY WHITE IVORY WHITE IVORY

WHITE IVORY

(Klehm, 1981)

32” tall, 38” wide, double, mid to late

$30

Our absolute favorite ivory white peony in a vase. Not a touch of yellow or a blush of pink, just glorious white and a lovely fragrance.

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WHOPPER WHOPPER WHOPPER WHOPPER

WHOPPER

(Klehm, 1980)

38” tall, 46” wide, bomb double, mid to late

$30

Get some support! It’s a big one! Not only is it tall but its blooms can be almost 8 inches wide. Take a picture and release it back in the water…preferably a vase filled with water!

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WILLIAM D. HOARD Jr.

WILLIAM D. HOARD Jr.

(ANDERSON, R.F., 2012)

28” tall, 40” wide, double, mid

$500

Named in honor of the founder of the Hoard Museum in Fort Atkinson, WI. According to Roger Anderson, the first and only double red intersectional/Itoh hybrid peony.

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WONDEROUS AWAKENING WONDEROUS AWAKENING WONDEROUS AWAKENING WONDEROUS AWAKENING

WONDEROUS AWAKENING

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

24” tall, 34” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Awake, oh my soul, awake. As the sun reaches high above the horizon, our gardens are awakening to a noticeable difference. A Roger Anderson’s exclusive yellow seedling.

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WONDEROUS BLONDE WONDEROUS BLONDE WONDEROUS BLONDE WONDEROUS BLONDE

WONDEROUS BLONDE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

28” tall, 40” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Blonde is certainly a beautiful color especially when you are a new Roger Anderson yellow peony!

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WONDEROUS CIRCLE WONDEROUS CIRCLE WONDEROUS CIRCLE WONDEROUS CIRCLE

WONDEROUS CIRCLE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

20” tall, 30” wide, semi-double, mid

$150

Will the circle be unbroken? Knowing there’s a better home awaiting in the sky, for now though, lets gather round Roger Anderson’s exclusive yellow peony and sing!

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WONDEROUS CREATION WONDEROUS CREATION WONDEROUS CREATION WONDEROUS CREATION

WONDEROUS CREATION

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

24” tall, 36” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$300

Creation has its benefits especially when you are one of Roger Anderson’s exclusive yellow seedlings. Oh, and my fragrance is to die for, but please stay alive to smell and see me!

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WONDEROUS CRINKLE WONDEROUS CRINKLE WONDEROUS CRINKLE WONDEROUS CRINKLE

WONDEROUS CRINKLE

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

24” tall, 32” wide, single, mid

$100

Not as smooth as other single white peonies, however, my fragrance and crinkled petals attracts many gardeners and honey bees. too Hint, hint…

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WONDEROUS CUP WONDEROUS CUP WONDEROUS CUP WONDEROUS CUP

WONDEROUS CUP

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

20” tall, 32” wide, single to semi-double, mid

$100

My cup runneth over with beauty, strength and fragrance. Not to be arrogant but I am certainly blessed to be one of Roger Anderson’s exclusive yellow seedlings.

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WONDEROUS DELIGHT WONDEROUS DELIGHT WONDEROUS DELIGHT WONDEROUS DELIGHT

WONDEROUS DELIGHT

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

30” tall, 42” wide, double, early

$750

Have you ever seen and smelled an ‘early blooming’ full double white? What an accomplishment at Swenson Gardens to release this new seedling to you.

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WONDEROUS DESIGN WONDEROUS DESIGN WONDEROUS DESIGN WONDEROUS DESIGN

WONDEROUS DESIGN

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

32” tall, 44” wide, semi-double, mid

$300

Since our design certainly fulfills a purpose in life, Roger Anderson certainly had a purpose in this new yellow peony design.

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WONDEROUS EVENT WONDEROUS EVENT WONDEROUS EVENT WONDEROUS EVENT

WONDEROUS EVENT

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

26” tall, 38” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Sometimes we can appreciate an event now like these honey bees can attest to; however, a few years down the road will be another event when my offspring appear.

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WONDEROUS GLORY WONDEROUS GLORY WONDEROUS GLORY WONDEROUS GLORY

WONDEROUS GLORY

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

24” tall, 34” wide, double, mid

$300 Sold Out

The glory of this Roger Anderson’s new yellow peony seedling goes far beyond good works. The manifestation in your garden will certainly be perceived and realized.

WONDEROUS GLOW WONDEROUS GLOW WONDEROUS GLOW WONDEROUS GLOW

WONDEROUS GLOW

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

22” tall, 32” wide, single, mid

$100

Though Roger Anderson is not quite as young as he used to be, his new yellow peony certainly has that youthful, attractive and happy glow up close and from a distance.

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WONDEROUS HALO WONDEROUS HALO WONDEROUS HALO WONDEROUS HALO

WONDEROUS HALO

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

26” tall, 36” wide, single, mid

$100

Yes, I am one of many Roger Anderson new yellow peonies; however, the lower portions of my petals have a greenish hue with a light yellow…’halo’. Very unique and luminescent!

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WONDEROUS HARMONY WONDEROUS HARMONY WONDEROUS HARMONY WONDEROUS HARMONY

WONDEROUS HARMONY

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

28” tall, 38” wide, single, mid

$100

Can honey bees and this Roger Anderson new yellow peony seedling live in harmony together? The answer is most certainly, yes. No conflicts here!

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WONDEROUS HOME WONDEROUS HOME WONDEROUS HOME WONDEROUS HOME

WONDEROUS HOME

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

28” tall, 40” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Home is definitely where your heart is. Here in my home I welcome all honey bees and would like to be so bold and ask you if I may also be part of your home?

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WONDEROUS LIGHT WONDEROUS LIGHT WONDEROUS LIGHT WONDEROUS LIGHT

WONDEROUS LIGHT

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

26” tall, 38” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Light is consistently that, light. No darkness here especially when the sun is shining brightly. A Roger Anderson’s new yellow peony.

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WONDEROUS LINEN WONDEROUS LINEN WONDEROUS LINEN WONDEROUS LINEN

WONDEROUS LINEN

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

30” tall, 40” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Linen is known for its strength, coolness and luster. All those attributes ascribe this new Swenson Gardens peony. Very noticeable during early to mid-bloom.

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WONDEROUS LOVE WONDEROUS LOVE WONDEROUS LOVE WONDEROUS LOVE

WONDEROUS LOVE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

22” tall, 30” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Do honey bees love me? Seems like every time they visit me their pollen press is full. Human photographers also love me for the unique colorations of my blooms.

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WONDEROUS MAUVE WONDEROUS MAUVE WONDEROUS MAUVE WONDEROUS MAUVE

WONDEROUS MAUVE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

26” tall, 38” wide, single, early to mid

$100

Back in 1856 an English chemist William Perkin accidentally discovered this color. Little did anyone know that my mauve colored blooms can be seen by gardeners in 2024.

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WONDEROUS MEETING WONDEROUS MEETING WONDEROUS MEETING WONDEROUS MEETING

WONDEROUS MEETING

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

30” tall, 44” wide, single, early

$150

Roger Anderson’s new yellow peony officially calls this meeting to order. Sorry no seating available so you will have to stand. I know there are many of you here so let’s get started.

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WONDEROUS PALATTE WONDEROUS PALATTE WONDEROUS PALATTE WONDEROUS PALATTE

WONDEROUS PALATTE

(ANDERSON, R.F./SWENSON GARDENS, 2020)

30” tall, 44” wide, semi-double, mid

$300 Sold Out

Artist drool over my distinct hues of color that can only be presented in real life. Perhaps there is an artist willing to try? A very special Roger Anderson new yellow peony.

WONDEROUS PAPER WONDEROUS PAPER WONDEROUS PAPER WONDEROUS PAPER

WONDEROUS PAPER

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

34” tall, 46” wide, single, early

$100

You may know my mom, Little Dorrit, but I grew up much taller than her. Even my bloom is almost 7 inches wide. Mom is certainly proud of me as I also have a very pleasing fragrance.

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WONDEROUS PINK WONDEROUS PINK WONDEROUS PINK WONDEROUS PINK

WONDEROUS PINK

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

26” tall, 38” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$200

Not to be outdone by all the yellow’s this year, my bright pink petals laced with soft white streaks are sure to stop all gardeners, artists and photographers in their tracks.

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WONDEROUS PORTRAIT WONDEROUS PORTRAIT WONDEROUS PORTRAIT WONDEROUS PORTRAIT

WONDEROUS PORTRAIT

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2021)

24” tall, 32” wide, single, mid

$100

Hopefully you have optical stabilization on your camera as I think I see you shaking looking at me through your viewfinder. I know, I know, you have never seen a peony bloom like me.

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WONDEROUS RUFFLES WONDEROUS RUFFLES WONDEROUS RUFFLES WONDEROUS RUFFLES

WONDEROUS RUFFLES

(Swenson Gardens, 2020)

32” tall, 46” wide, single, early

$100

Ruffles are a great look especially on peony guard petals. Distinct appearance not normally found on peony blooms. Could be construed as ridges, but we prefer ruffles…peonies!

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WONDEROUS SCRUNCH WONDEROUS SCRUNCH WONDEROUS SCRUNCH WONDEROUS SCRUNCH

WONDEROUS SCRUNCH

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

30” tall, 42” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$100

Wrinkles, creases, pressed and folded describe my delicate appearance. Please do not crumple or squeeze me too hard even though my fragrance lures you in!

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WONDEROUS SECRET WONDEROUS SECRET WONDEROUS SECRET WONDEROUS SECRET WONDEROUS SECRET

WONDEROUS SECRET

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

40” tall, 44” wide, semi-double to double, early to mid

$750

Swenson’s have kept me hidden from you far too long! Finally, they have shown me to the world. Yes, I’m that lovely so negotiate your purchase quickly before they hide me again.

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WONDEROUS SHINE WONDEROUS SHINE WONDEROUS SHINE WONDEROUS SHINE

WONDEROUS SHINE

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

30” tall, 44” wide, double, early to mid

$300

My steady radiance is sure to please. Though you cannot see my fragrance, that too will radiate my love to you. A new yellow peony by Roger Anderson.

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WONDEROUS TOP WONDEROUS TOP WONDEROUS TOP WONDEROUS TOP

WONDEROUS TOP

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

28” tall, 38” wide, semi-double, early to mid

$150

How can you top spectacular foliage? With a stunning hot pink flower that has a top within a top! This peony will surely keep you spinning during its early to mid-bloom time.

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WONDEROUS VISION WONDEROUS VISION WONDEROUS VISION WONDEROUS VISION

WONDEROUS VISION

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

30” tall, 42” wide, single, mid

$100

The revelation of my appearance may supernaturally affect your sight and smell while awake, but may also affect your dreams while sleeping.

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WONDEROUS WHITE WONDEROUS WHITE WONDEROUS WHITE WONDEROUS WHITE

WONDEROUS WHITE

(Swenson Gardens, 2021)

30” tall, 42” wide, semi-double to double, early to mid

$500

Looking for a sublime ‘white’ peony? My qualities are sophisticated, extremely good, beautiful and enjoyable. Seriously I’m that noble and majestic!

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WONDEROUS WORKS WONDEROUS WORKS WONDEROUS WORKS WONDEROUS WORKS

WONDEROUS WORKS

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

24” tall, 34” wide, semi-double, mid

$300

I know I’m not supposed to boast about my works, but in my case, I am not ashamed to boast that I am another one of Roger Anderson’s new yellow peonies!

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WONDEROUS YELLOW WONDEROUS YELLOW WONDEROUS YELLOW WONDEROUS YELLOW

WONDEROUS YELLOW

(Anderson, R.F./Swenson Gardens, 2020)

24” tall, 36” wide, semi-double to double, mid

$300 Sold Out

Last, but not by no means least! Perhaps you will choose me first in your garden as the final Roger Anderson’s new yellow peony. Amen to that!

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