Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Minnie Shaylor' herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Several rows of fluffy crepe-like petals, opening a clear, light pink and fading to white. This cultivar is the mother plant to many intersectional hybrid peonies.
Hybridizer, year introduced: Shaylor, 1919.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 34" tall, with strong stems.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 5-6".
Flower fragrance: Light, spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May and first week of June.
Zone hardiness: USDA zones 3-8.
Plant size: Field grown herbaceous peonies have 4-5 'eyes' or buds.
When we ship: Orders will ship FALL 2023.