Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Victoire de la Marne') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Dessert
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1915
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Purplish red, with lighter edges

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan) on Apr 16, 2018 8:21 AM

"Paeonia 'Victoire de la Marne', (3-DB-RD) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Dessert, 1915), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Medium height, double, purplish red petals with lighter edges, large flower, strong stems, midseason bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5.

Reportedly an ugly colored flower with an unpleasant odor. Saunders called it ""A vile color but wonderful size."" and Fewkes said ""the color of this flower is decidedly sour."" With such outstanding reviews, I cannot wait to see this one bloom. Planted in 2017."

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