Chinese Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Moonstone') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Murawska
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1943
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Blush pink.
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1959

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: 31 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower

Moonstone Peony - Paeonia Hybrid 001

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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-05-28Moonstone Peony - Paeonia Hybrid 001
By dawiz1753
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Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, WisconsinDate: 2013-06-09Photo courtesy of: James Steakley
By admin
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Location: southeast OhioDate: 2017-05-14
By mantisOH
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Plant Events from our members
Chantell On May 29, 2016 Maintenance performed
Planted to right/center of Chuck Hayes Gardenia in upper flower bed
Chantell On May 17, 2014 Obtained plant
Unsure of date - has been in pot
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