Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Jean Ericksen') in the Peonies Database

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Also sold as:
Jean Erickson

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Mrs. Jean Ericksen
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Japanese
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Deep red, has a center the same shade as the outer petals when first opens. As flower ages the staminodes become silver tipped.

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: 38 inches (97 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Pollinators: Various insects

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Comments:
Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jul 24, 2015 7:05 AM

Originally registered as 'Jean Erickson', A.P.S. Bulletin 313, the name was corrected to 'Jean Ericksen', A.P.S. Bulletin 314, after the hybridizer Mrs. Jean Ericksen.

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