Marie Lemoine, heirloom herbaceous peony

Marie Lemoine, heirloom herbaceous peony

$ 35.00

Notable characteristics: Lemon-white blossoms with a trace of crimson on edges of a few petals. The whole flower is strongly suffused with yellow from hidden stamens and staminodes; develops to a large, globular form, pure white, richly fragrant. Compact plant with stout stems.

Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Lactiflora, Calot, 1869

Growth habit and size at maturity: Upright, grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide. Very good stem strength.

Flower form and size: Full double, 4-5" and upward facing. Excellent variety for landscape planting or cut flowers.

Flower fragrance: 
Rose-clove spicy scent.

Bloom time: Late season hybrid peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of June.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 3-9.

Plant size: 4-5 'eye' plants with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.

When we ship: FALL 2019. Potted plants available for pick up at the nursery this spring. 

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