Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Sweet Marjorie') in the Peonies Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: William Krekler/Roy G. Klehm
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Early Midseason (week 3)
Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Medium to dark pink flower, cactus style with streaks of cream green and deeper rose pink. About four rows of guard petals.
Flower size: 5 inches

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 to 30 inches (70-75 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms

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