Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Minuet') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Franklin
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1931
Season of bloom: Late (week 6)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Pink
Flower color description: Light pink rose type
Flower size: Very large
Needs support: Yes

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 40 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower

Minuet heirloom peony, a late bloomer.  Blooms that show a range

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Mar 18, 2018 6:11 AM

Peony 'Minuet' (Franklin, 1931) is a soft pink double lactiflora peony with a rose type flower and long stems. Fragrant, late bloomer, and tall at 40in. Bred by Alonzo Barry Franklin (1858-1944), Franklin Nursery, Minneapolis, MN. Franklin introduced around 100 peonies between 1928-1942. Minuet, Mrs. A. B. Franklin, A B Franklin, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt were released over 85 years ago and remain popular today.

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