Hidden Springs Flower Farm
PO Box 602
18581 County Road 4
Spring Grove, MN 55974
(763) 218-4540

Mailing Address/Office:
Hidden Springs Flower Farm
PO Box 602
18581 County Road 4
Spring Grove, MN 55974

Saunder's Peonies

Perhaps no other Peony breeder has inspired others to grow and hybridize peonies than Professor A.P. Saunders. His hybrid creations are avidly sought after for their unique beauty and qualities. These rare and historical varieties often sell out quickly.

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Peony Alexander Woollcott  a rare vibrant red Saunders hybrid.

Peony Alexander Woollcott  (Saunders 1941)
Peony Alexander Woollcott an early blooming hybrid has a semi-double glossy, crimson red flower that is a bright cardinal red. The flowers are held on 24 - 30" stems with dark glossy green foliage and hold the cup shaped flowers upright. The vivid color does not fade until petal fall. A cross between Marie Jacquin and P. peregrina (lobata)it is one of the famous hybrids of Dr. Saunders. The garden display created when in bloom is incredible. If I was limited to only 10 peonies this one would be included in that special group. Week 4 bloom date rating.

$75.00

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Saunders Hybrid Peony Bravura

Peony Bravura  (Saunders 1943)
Peony Bravura is a brilliant true crimson red colored early blooming Saunders' hybrid peony with a large cup shaped bloom. Although registered as a single it has an extra row of petals with a light yellow center. A compact 25" tall it requires no support in the garden. Very early blooming, medium green foliage. Very quick to establish it makes a nice display in the garden with its vibrant true red colored blooms. Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Week 3 bloom date rating.

$24.99

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Rare Saunders Hybrid Peony Campagna

Peony Campagna NEW for 2016  (Saunders 1941)
Peony Campagna is a brilliant single white hybrid with a goblet shaped bloom with green shadows and no pink tones. Remarkable clear opaque white color is a perfect background for the gold center. A triple hybrid. lacti x (off. x mac). This rare Saunders hybrid is a very choice plant for those looking for a very pure white to place in a white theme garden that blooms early in the peony flowering season. Prefers a sunny well drained site for best performance. Week 3 bloom date rating.

$28.99

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Brilliant Red Hybrid Peony Cardinal's Robe

Peony Cardinal's Robe SOLD OUT  (Saunders 1940)
Peony Cardinal's Robe is a single hybrid peony with glossy, scarlet red flowers. A sought after rarity of many Saunders peony collectors and noted as one of his best for its brilliant color. Compact at only 26” tall. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 4 bloom date rating.

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Saunders hybrid Peony Claudia large blooms.

Peony Claudia SOLD OUT  (Saunders 1944)

Peony Claudia is one of Saunders vigorous pink hybrids with large broad petals and strong growth habit with 30 to 36 inch stems that hold the flowers perfectly above the foliage. Week 4 bloom date rating.



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Rare Saunders Peony Solo Flight

Peony Solo Flight Rare Saunders Peony  (Saunders 1935)
Peony Solo Flight is a rarity amongst the peony originations of the famous Dr. Saunders because it is a lactiflora peony. This lovely blush colored Japanese form bloom is large and tall at 40" in height. It's soft yellow center is in keeping with it's blush pastel pink petals. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 5 bloom date rating.

$34.99

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Peony Cytherea Saunders hybrid peony

Peony Cytherea GM/ALM NEW for 2016  (Saunders 1953)
Peony Cytherea is an exquisite double,pink hybrid from Dr. Saunders work. It bloms early mid-season. Semi-double; many rich, deep pink, strongly cupped petals are long, forming an almost closed ball, wider open at higher temperatures. Medium-low height, flowers set close to the bush. Splendid specimen in the landscape, a winner on the show table. A Saunders Lobata of Perry Hybrid. It has produced some seed so is fertile. APS Gold Medal and APS Award of Landscape Merit Winner! A fine peony for the discriminating collector. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 4 bloom date rating.

$26.99

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Peony Dawn Glow NEW for 2016  (Saunders/Hollingsworth 1986)
Peony Dawn Glow is an ivory petaled single hybrid with soft pink overtones. The flower is fragrant and bloom season is early. The plant is very fertile and the parent of many new peonies. 32" plants have large leaves and are somewhat spreading but strong. Plant in full sun.

$24.99

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Rare Saunders Hybrid Peony Edward F Steichen

Peony Edward Steichen RARE Saunders Hybrid  (Saunders 1941)

Peony Edward Steichen a semi-double vivid dark red Saunder's hybrid,large handsome flowers, lasts well, spreading habit, finest of this strain. Early 30" tall. Has produced an occasional seed which is rare for some of these Saunders hybrids. Foliage is a chartreuse color when first emerging adding to it's garden interest. Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Week 3 bloom date rating.



$28.99

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Peony Janice lovely pink hybrid of Dr. Saunders breeding program.

Peony Janice NEW for 2016  (Saunders 1939)
Peony Janice is a charming pale salmon pink with large single blooms of fine form. The color is a luminous opaque pink and really stands out in the garden without being overpowering. It blooms early. You'll keep going back in the garden to look at it and admire its beauty. Nice strong stems and clean foliage. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. A rare and difficult to find Saunders Hybrid our supplies are limited for 2016. Week 4 bloom rating.

$28.99

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Gold Medal Winning Saunders Hybrid Peony Ludovica

Peony Ludovica GM  (Saunders 1941)
Peony Ludovica an award winning Saunders hybrid is a very large semi double clear rose pink hybrid. Rounded petals. Early blooming. Many years ago our friends brought this peony to our attention in their garden and it has been a long time favorite ever since. APS Gold Medal Winner! Many have fallen in love with this peony after seeing it in bloom or displayed in a vase full of flowers. Plant in full sun and a well drained soil. Week 5 bloom date rating.

$28.99

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Saunders Hybrid Peony Legion of Honor

Peony Legion of Honor New for 2016  (Saunders 1941)
Peony Legion of Honor The flaming red scarlet single to semi-double blooms are set off by the light green foliage making this Saunders hybrid variety easy to recognize in the garden. Week 4 bloom date rating. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil.

$24.99

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Peony Paladin is a dwarf red hybrid peony

Peony Paladin NEW for 2016  (Saunders 1950)
Peony Paladin is a charming 20" dwarf growing peony with rose bud shaped flowers when just opening and then open to brilliant bright red blooms. Bred by Dr. A.P. Saunders. Plant in full sun. Week 4 bloom rating.

$19.99

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Saunders masterpiece red hybrid Peony Red Red Rose

Peony Red Red Rose  (Saunders 1942)
Peony Red Red Rose is one of Saunders best, a single to semi-double bright red hybrid with blooms that are cup shaped and held neatly above glossy foliage on sturdy 30 upright stems. The color of this one is outstanding, a clear red. Early mid-season bloom. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 4 bloom date rating.

$24.99

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Rare Saunders Hybrid Peony Requiem

Peony Requiem NEW for 2016  (Saunders 1941)
Peony Requiem This opaque cream white single hybrid from Dr. Saunders is held on strong 37 stems. The broad leaves show its macrophylla heritage. The red pistils add a spark of color in the center of the flower. Week 4 bloom date rating. Plant in full sun.

$26.99

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Rare Peony Silvia Saunders

Peony Silvia Saunders NEW for 2016 SOLD OUT  Saunders 1921
The very rare Peony Silvia Saunders one of the very few lactiflora peonies produced by A.P.Saunders. An absolutely lovely combination of delicate pastel coloration and multi-bloom stems. Dwarf compact habit adds to it's appeal.

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Rare Saunders hybrid Peony Sweet May

Peony Sweet May NEW for 2016 SOLD OUT  (Saunders 1957)
Peony Sweet May is a rare Saunders hybrid. Single salmon pink hybrid, early, 24". This Quad hybrid with four species in its background is in limited supply. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 2 bloom date rating.

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Rare Saunders Peony Coralie

Peony Coralie SOLD OUT  (Saunders 1940)
Peony Coralie is a rare Saunders hybrid with very large single crepe-like blooms of a glowing coral pink color. Peony Coralie is a "lobata of Perry" hybrid that has the genes for the fantastic bright coral pink colors that were unknown in the common garden peonies that form the backbone of most garden peonies. Earlier blooming it is an outstanding addition to the border. It has large pointed buds that make it easy to pick out in the field as the flower approaches bloom season. Plant in full sun in a well drained soil. Week 4 bloom date rating.

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Fern leaf hybrid Peony Merry Mayshine

Peony Merry Mayshine AM NEW for 2016 SOLD OUT  (Saunders/Hollingsworth/Smetana 1994)
Peony Merry Mayshine is a newly awarded fern leaf hybrid with deep red 5" flowers held above dark green strong stemed fine foliage. 24" tall with vigorous upright growth, early bloom. Excellent plant habit, many blooms and no staking or support needed garnered it the APS Award of Landscape Merit. Plant in full sun. Week 3 bloom date rating.

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