Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Color: Red

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
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

Common names
  • Peony

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IA
Date: 2013-06-08

Date: 2023-05-17
First flower on a young plant.

Date: 2023-05-17
First flower on a young plant

Date: 2023-05-16
First flower on a young plant, not fully opened
Uploaded by frankrichards16
Uploaded by Cem9165
  • Posted by LarryR (South Amana, IA - Zone 5a) on Jun 10, 2013 11:52 AM concerning plant:
    This Japanese peony is stunning in flower, but takes several years to get established.
  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 20, 2018 6:23 AM concerning plant:
    "Paeonia 'Kirinmaru', (3-DB-WH) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Japanese lactiflora), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, large double, White petals streaked raspberry red, midseason bloomer , Michigan Bloom Month 5.

    New growth in spring is a copper-burgundy and turns a soft yellow in the fall. Reportedly slow to establish."
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wow, so gorgeous! by kousa Nov 23, 2017 6:22 AM 2

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