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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Lemon
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1824
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Very Early (week 1)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Guard and center petals bright old-rose pink, with a collar of distinctly lighter narrow petals.
Flower size: Medium

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Uses: Cut Flower
Pollinators: Various insects

So dependable.

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Location: OhioDate: 2009-05-20
By Val
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Location: OhioDate: 2009-05-20
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 05-08-2019Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba') 002
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Location: In a pot on my patio in Oklahoma CityDate: 05-03-2020Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba' and Red Alabama Wasp
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Location: My GardensDate: June 20, 2009Close Up View
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Location: My GardensDate: June 30, 2009Close Up View
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-04-22
By alilyfan
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Date: 2012-05-25
By Paul2032
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Location: Peony garden - full sunDate: 2015-1005Purchased from Blooming Bulb. The root has four eyes.
By pirl
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-05-29
By csandt
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Location: My Garden in PADate: 2016-05-25
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-04-22
By alilyfan
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Date: 2010-06-21Credit Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 05-08-2019Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba') 001
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 05-08-2019Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba')  004
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 05-08-2019Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba') 004
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2007-01-30Courtesy Peony Paradise
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-05-29
By csandt
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Comments:
Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 5, 2018 9:23 AM

"Paeonia 'Edulis Superba', (2-DB-PK) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Lemon, 1824), USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8, 36" Height, double, crown type, old rose pink petals, large guard petals, ivory collar, fragrant, early bloomer, Bloom Month 5b.

A very old, tried and true heirloom with a bonus of fragrance. Nicholas Lemon, Denis, France. He has 8 peonies on the ADS checklist. "

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Need Id's for some peony I saw at a local park by Frillylily May 12, 2019 2:19 PM 7
Incorrect photo? by garyon Jun 4, 2018 9:18 AM 9
Looking forward to 2018 by frankrichards16 Nov 7, 2017 4:07 PM 43
Blooming Bulb Peonies 2017 by frankrichards16 Oct 25, 2017 7:01 AM 7

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