Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Ruth Cobb') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Wild & Son
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1963
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Pink
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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 19, 2018 7:37 AM

"Paeonia 'Ruth Cobb', (3-DB-PK) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Wild & Son, 1963), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, large double, pink petals edged silver, hidden stamens, good cut, stout stems, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5.

Flowers are about three inches deep and are slightly flat on top. Does not seem to be all that popular."

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