Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Mr. Ed') in the Peonies Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Mister Ed

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Roy Klehm
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Very Early (week 1)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: White
Flower color description: Blushing cream color. This chimera mutation of Mons. Jules Elie will occasionally produce frosty white flowers dappled with rose.
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
Plant Height: 28 inches (70 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Colchicine treated: Mons. Jules Elie

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.

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Photo gallery:
Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2007-01-30Courtesy Peony Paradise
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Please Post Pics of Your Interesting and/or Lovely Spring or Fall Peony Foliage! by kousa Jan 17, 2020 11:32 PM 30
Please Post Your Wonderful Whites, Blushes, and Greens! by kousa Jan 9, 2020 5:35 AM 44
Please Post Pics of Your Glorious Reds! by kousa Dec 28, 2019 7:53 PM 20
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