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Varieties tending to peak later are designated by “L”;
Varieties showing earlier color are indicated by “E”.
Nuccio’s Nurseries introductions are indicated by “N”.
|Apple Blossom||White, blush pink at edge. Single.|
|Asakura||Large double. Pink buds opening white.
Vigorous, upright grows.
|Autumn Dawn||Medium, loose peony. White toned deeper pink edge.
Medium, upright, slightly loose growth habit.
|Betty Patricia||Large rose form. Shell pink.|
|Bert Jones||Silvery pink semi-double. Flower quite large.||L|
|Blush Rosette||Sport of Rosette. Very light blush pink.||L||N|
|Bonanza||Deep red. Large, semi-peony form. Medium, low growth.||E|
|Brooksie Anderson||Small double, light orchid pink. Slow, compact growth.||L|
|Chansonette||Unusual lavender pink. Irregular formal double. Low growing.|
|Choji Guruma||Anemone. Light pink, toning deeper toward edged of both petals and petaloids.|
|Cleopatra||Rose pink. Single.|
|Dawn||Semi-double. White tipped blush pink.||L|
|Dazzler||Brilliant rose red. Semi-double.||E||N|
|December Rose||Seedling of Egao. Large, semi-double, rose pink. Vigorous, upright, spreading growth.||L||N|
|Double Rainbow||Semi-double white bordered rose. Medium upright growth.||N|
|Egao||Large, semi-double. Pink. Vigorous upright, somewhat spreading growth.More than likely a Sasanqua-Japonica hybrid.||L|
|French Vanilla||Large creamy white single. Fast, upright, somewhat open growth.||N|
|Frosted Star||Small semi-double. Narrow petals. White toned light pink. Narrow leaves. Medium, bushy, upright, somewhat spreading growth.|
|Grady’s Egao||(Grady Perigan) Sport of Egao. Light pink, veined, fine white edge. Flower is smaller than parent’s and growth is more compact.||L|
|Hana Jiman||Large single white, edged with pink.|
|Himekoki||Clear pink. Small rose form. Pointed petals. Profuse. Medium, upright, slightly spreading growth habit.|
|Hiryu||Deep red. Double.|
|Hugh Evans||Profuse bloomer. Single pink.|
|Hugh Evans Blush||Very light blush pink, almost white, sport of Hugh Evans. Medium, upright, somewhat lacy growth habit.
Occasional yellow mottling on foliage. Profuse.
|Interlude||Light orchid pink. Formal double.||L|
|Jean May||Shell pink, double blossoms.|
|Kanjiro (Australian Hiryu)||Brilliant rose red, semi-double.|
|Ko-Gyoko (Little Gem)||Formal double, white with edges of petals pink.||L|
|Little Pearl||Medium, irregular semi-double, pink buds opening to white edged pink. Compact, upright growth.||L||N|
|Miss Ed||Blush pink. Formal to rose form. Narrow columnar growth.|
|Misty Moon||Pale, light lavender pink. Single to semi-double. Large, round flower with wavy petals. Upright, bushy growth.||N|
|Momozono Nishiki||Single, white bordered rose red.||E|
|Narumigata||Single white edged with pink.|
|Navajo||Semi-double, brilliant rose red fading to white in center.|
|Nodami Ushiro||Large, deep pink, semi-double.|
|Painted Desert (N#9223)||Large, single. Pale pink to near white,
bordered deep rose red. Showy stamens. Slow, upright, compact, stout growth.
|Pale Moonlight||Pale orchid pink toned lighter toward center.
Some petals rabbit eared. Growth very willowy and cascading.
|Pink Snow||Light pink, semi-double to loose peony.|
|Pink Showers||Large semi-double pink. Low, cascading growth.|
|Rainbow||Large, single white with red border.|
|Rosette||Small rose pink. Rose form to loose peony. Growth is upright and spreading.||N|
|Sakura Tsukiyo||Large soft pink single. Growth is rather vigorous,
upright, but somewhat pendulous.
|Setsugekka||Large semi-double white with ruffled petals.|
|Shibori Egao||Variegated form of Egao. Pink mottled white. Very showy.||L|
|Shinonome||Very large, soft pink. Single to semi-double.|
|Shishi Gashira||Double, bright rose red. Low, compact growth.|
|Showa-No-Sakae||Semi-double to peony. Soft clear pink. Vigorous, low growth.||E|
|Showa Supreme||Peony, soft clear pink. Low growth.||N|
|Silver Dollar||Medium peony, white. Compact, mounding, medium growth.||N|
|Slim ‘N Trim||Single, deep rose pink. Medium, very tight bushy,
columnar growth habit. Excellent for areas of limited width.
|Snowfall||Large single white. Very vigorous, upright, somewhat open growth.
(We suspect this chance seedling to be a Sasanqua-Oleifera Hybrid.)
|Snowflake||Large, single white|
|Star Above Star||White shading to lavender pink at edge. Medium semi-double.||L|
|Stars ‘N Stripes||
Single, white striped rose red, often with a rose red border.
Because striped Sasanquas are rare, this variety is a unique beauty.
Profuse and showy. Medium, upright, spreading growth. Being a chance
seedling of “Christmas Rose” (Williams’ Lavender x Shishi Gashira),
this is technically a hybrid, but we list it here because its overall
appearance is entirely “Sasanqua” – blooming season, flower type, leaf size
and sun tolerance.
|Taishuhai||Large, single to semi-double. Deep rose border
to off-white center. Fast and upright but very graceful and lacy.
|Takarazuka||(Very possibly a Sasanqua-Japonica hybrid).
Medium to large semi-double, light pink toned deeper.
Very vigorous, upright and spreading growth.
|Tanya||Deep rose pink. Single. Fairly low growth.|
|Twinkle, Twinkle (N#8929)||This is a beautiful dwarf sasanqua
with very bushy, compact growth. Very small, semi-double, white,
sometime tinted pink, with small pointed petals.
|White Cleopatra||White sport of Cleopatra.|
|White Doves (Mine-No-Yuki)||White, semi-double. Low growth.|
|White Frills||White, semi-double. Moderately low growth|
|Yae Arare||Large, single white with petals edged pink.|
|Yuletide||Brilliant orange red single with bright yellow
stamens. Sturdy, compact, upright growth.