Japanese Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Westerner') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Bigger
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1942
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Japanese
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Single row of large petals are medium pink surrounding a large center of very bright yellow staminodes.
Flower size: Large
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1982

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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 36 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan) on Apr 16, 2018 7:40 AM

"Paeonia 'Westerner', (3-JAP-PK) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Bigger 1942), USDA Hardiness Zone 2, Medium height, Japanese form flower, medium pink guard petals, cupped, yellow staminodes, red tipped carpels, slight fragrance, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5c.

APS Gold Medal 1982."

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