General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Peony

Photo Gallery
Location: From my garden. Poland.
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-05-30
Uploaded by frankrichards16
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-05-24
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-05-25
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-05-25
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-06-01
  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 1, 2018 3:03 PM concerning plant:
    Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena' (Origin before 1907, but could date back to the 17th century) is probably a peregrina x officinalis hybrid cultivar: full double, pure white flowers, occasional pink or red flares, no side buds, and medium height at 2-3 feet. A very old cultivar also known as 'The White Memorial Day Peony'. The only sure thing you can say about this peony is that it's white and looks good in the garden.

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