Cricket Hill Garden

Paeonia lactiflora, 'Do Tell' herbaceous peony PICK UP

$ 40

Notable characteristics: First registered in 1946, these flowers are still admired more than 75 years later. The anemone form flowers are about 5.5'' in diameter with good stem strength. Eye-catching dark pink, light pink and pale yellow centers contrast with the soft pink outer petals.

Cultivar group, hybridizer & year introduced: P. lactiflora, Auten, 1946.

Growth habit and size at maturity : Upright, grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide. Very good stem strength, does not require staking. 

Flower form and size: Anemone or 'Japanese' form, 5-6" and upward facing. Excellent variety for landscape planting or cut flowers.

Flower fragrance: Light, 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

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