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
Fragrant
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Peony
  • Chinese Peony
  • Garden Peony

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Location: Lancaster PA
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2020-06-16
- Delightfully fragrant.
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-06-07
Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2018-05-04
New growth is dark red
Location: Neighbour's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2017-06-12
7:02 pm. Always a luxurious display of blossoms and many buds.
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-26
"Paeonia 'Duchesse De Nemours', 2017, (3-DB-W) Chinese or lactifl
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-26
"Paeonia 'Duchesse De Nemours', 2017, (3-DB-W) Chinese or lactifl
Photo by Mikey
Photo by coboro

Date: 2008-05-27
Photo courtesy of: Bob Gutowski
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2014-06-08

Date: c. 1922
photo from 'Horticulture', 1922
Location: Aurora, Ontario
Date: 2013-06-11

Date: c. 1912
photo from the 1912 catalog, Good & Reese, Springfield, Ohio
Location: Saaremaa, Estonia
Date: 2022-06-26
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2014-06-08
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-06-04

Date: 2012-05-20
Location: Adelman's Peony Garden, Salem, OR
Date: 2017-05-22
flower show
Location: Poland. In my garden.
Date: 2015-06-10
Location: CZ Sirem My garden
Date: 4000-06-22

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 4000-02-21
Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
Location: Neighbour's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. 
Date: 2017-06-12
7:02 pm. Clean, luscious and lovely, and a delicious fragrance.
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-26
"Paeonia 'Duchesse De Nemours', 2017, (3-DB-W) Chinese or lactifl
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-06-04

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2007-02-16
Courtesy Peony Paradise
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: CZ Sirem My garden
Date: 4000-06-22
Comments:
  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 5, 2018 7:23 AM concerning plant:
    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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