PlantsPeonies→Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Spiffy')

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Roy G. Klehm
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Other: Klehm states in the APS registration information for Tom Cat and Spiffy that they may be the same plant
Flower Form: Japanese
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Fuschia

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 28 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: warm then cold
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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