Peony (Paeonia 'Lorelei') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Don Hollingsworth
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Bomb
Flower Color: Orange
Flower color description: Opens a striking orange pink, unique in peonies, passes to light apricot orange. Sweet, spicy fragrance.
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
Plant Height: 26 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Belleville x Good Cheer

Opens pink fades to this orange color

Photo gallery:
Date: 2015-05-08Opens pink fades to this orange color
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Location: My Garden in PADate: 2017-05-19
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Date: 2019-10-12Bare root division
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Location: MissouriDate: 2020-01-01Bag-grown Lorelei emerging too early in the year
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Location: Mid-Missouri, USADate: 2020-05-24Just a hours before the bloom started to come apart, the touches
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Don Hollingsworth, peony hybridizer extraordinaire by frankrichards16 Dec 29, 2018 6:50 AM 23

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