Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Hot Chocolate') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Henry Sass
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1971
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Japanese
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Oxford red. Cocoa brown.
Flower size: 6 inches
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: 38 inches (97 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

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