Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Miss America' herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: An award winning American beauty for your garden! This peony has twice been honored with the American Peony Society's Gold Medal, in 1956 & 1971. Blush pink buds open to large, cupped, pure white flowers with a center of golden stamens, great for pollinators. Good stem strength, wonderful cut flower. Vigorous grower and prolific bloomer.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lactiflora, Mann-van Steen, 1936
Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 3' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Full double, 7-8".
Flower fragrance: Sweet, rich scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season blooming herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: Ready to plant, field dug, bare root plant with 4-5 'eyes' with large proportional roots.
When we ship: Fall 2022.