Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Anemone
Flower Color: Purple
White
Flower color description: Outer petals are solid color ranging from cherry red or fuchsia to purple-red depending on the light and the growing conditions. Inner modified petals or petaloids are a mix of white and the color of the guard petals
Flower size: large

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 30-36 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Fuchsia and white or purple and white
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Peony
Also sold as:
  • Qi Hua Lu Shuang
  • Rare Flower of the Frosty Dew

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Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2016-06-10
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-04-11
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2016-06-12
Location: W E Upjohn Peony Garden, Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor
Date: 2023-06-01
Known as Qi Hua Lu Shuang in the Upjohn Peony Garden collection.
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-03-12
Location: W E Upjohn Peony Garden, Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor
Date: 2023-06-01
A number of blooms depart from simple anemone form by producing p
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-18
Bloom looks good considering the nearly four inches of rain recei
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2016-04-19
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-18
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-24
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Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-03-26
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-08
Location: W E Upjohn Peony Garden, Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor
Date: 2019-06-08
Known as Qi Hua Lu Shuang in the Upjohn Peony Garden.  This bloom
Location: CZ Sirem My garden
Date: 2015-05-25

Date: 2019-06-08
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-19

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
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