Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Raspberry Rumba') in the Peonies Database

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Roy G. Klehm
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Cultivar Group (Type): Lactiflora
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Red
Blend
White
Flower color description: Prominent raspberry streaking and blotching. Attractive raspberry streaked buds. Raspberry tipped pistils.
Flower size: 4-4.5 inches
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
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 32 to 33 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Pollinators: Various insects

"Paeonia 'Raspberry Rumba', 2017, (3-SL-PK) Chinese or lactiflora

Comments:
Posted by LizinElizabeth (Elizabeth Colorado - Zone 4b) on Aug 9, 2013 12:36 PM

This peony has a very unusual and dramatic flower but the individual blooms are fairly small. Stands up well, no need to stake

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 2, 2018 8:48 AM

Paeonia 'Raspberry Rumba' (Roy G. Klehm) is a single, white/raspberry lactiflora cultivar: 32" tall, raspberry streaking and blotching over white, petals have unusual shape, raspberry streaked buds, raspberry tipped pistils, strong stems, up to three side buds, midseason bloomer. An unusual looking peony that does not age well.

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