Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Duchesse De Nemours' herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: One of the oldest cultivated herbaceous peonies! Full double form white flowers that deepen to a canary yellow and pale green at the center. Prolific plants provide many blossoms, very popular as a cut flower.
Cultivar group, hybridizer & year introduced: P. lactiflora, Calot, 1856.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 3' tall and 3' wide. Dark green foliage retains a good appearance throughout the summer.
Flower form and size: Double, 6-7" in diameter.
Flower fragrance: Dense, sweet scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season hybrid peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May or first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 4-5 eye plant
When we ship: Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 to USDA zone 4-9.