Chinese Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Minnie Shaylor') in the Peonies Database

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Give a thumbs up Chinese Peony

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Shaylor
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1919
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: White
Flower color description: Several rows of fluffy crepe-like petals that become narrower and more finely cut toward the center, open light pink and quickly brighten to white; Prominent, bright red stigmas poking through a boss of golden yellow stamens.
Needs support: No
Awards: Award of Landscape Merit: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 33 to 38 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo taken at Adelman Peony Gardens

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