Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia, 'Lemon Chiffon' hybrid herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: One of the best hybrid yellow herbaceous peonies. Blooms as both a semi-double and full bomb double. Foliage is a glossy deep rich green. Stems are stout and strong. An excellent variety for hybridizing, as both the pollen and seeds are fertile.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Hybrid, Reath, 1981.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Upright, grows to 32'' tall and wide. Very good stem strength.
Flower form and size: Semi-double to bomb double, 4-5" and upward facing. Excellent variety for landscape planting or cut flowers.
Flower fragrance: Mild.
Bloom time: Mid-season hybrid peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 3-9.
Plant size: Field dug, bare root plants have 4-5 'eyes' with a well developed root system. This plant is very robust and will likely flower its first spring in the ground, though it may need another season. Ready to plant now.
When we ship: Spring 2022