Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Ave Maria') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Mann-van Steen
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1936
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: White
Flower color description: Blush fades white. Some flowers flecked or slightly marked red.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches (60-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Crowns
Pollinators: Various insects

Bed 09 Ave Maria (3ef) A typical bloom with a few intense red str

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