Chinese Peony (Paeonia lactifora 'Amalia Olson') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Olson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1959
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: White
Flower color description: Pure white. Petals overlap, symmetrically arranged in a slightly dome shaped flower. Slight red markings on reverse of guard petals.
Flower size: Medium to large
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
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
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2017-05-27
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2017-05-27Full shade
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