Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Calot
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1856
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: White
Flower color description: Cupped, white guards and a moderately full center of light canary-yellow deepening to a pale green at the base of the petals.
Flower size: Medium
Needs support: No

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
Pollinators: Various insects

New growth is dark red

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 5, 2018 7:23 AM

Paeonia 'Duchesse De Nemours', (3-DB-W) lactiflora cultivar Peony, (Calot, 1856), USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 34" tall, double, creamy white, cupped guard petals, green carpels, glowing yellow green center, midseason bloomer, fragrant, Bloom Month 5-6. Bred by Jacques Calot from Douai, France. He has over 100 peonies registered with APS.

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