Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Laura Dessert') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Dessert
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1913
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Anemone
Full Double
Flower Color: White
Pink
Flower color description: Guards pale pink in bud, opening cream or pale lemon, becoming white; center a flat, compact tuft of narrow petaloids widest at tips, deep cream in depths, paling outward, giving a light lemon-yellow effect; carpels yellow with light tips and yellow base.
Flower size: Medium
Needs support: No

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
Plant Height: 34 inches (85 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Pollinators: Various insects

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