Garden Peony (Paeonia 'Eliza Lundy') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Krekler
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1975
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Early Midseason (week 3)
Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Bomb
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Clear semi-glossy deep red. Deep red guard petals. Partially unsheathed buds exposing a hard, dark red mass of tightly held bomb petals days before truly opening. Carpels pale green, tipped pink and become visible as bloom matures and bomb petals spread.
Flower size: Medium small
Needs support: No
Awards: Award of Landscape Merit: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 22 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

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