Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Cheddar Supreme' herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Large guard petals of pure white set off good gold center of staminodes. Center of blooms occasionally have a top fluff of white petals. Strong grower, good stem, 33″ height, large and wide luxurious foliage. Has seeds and fragrant. Japanese or anemone form flowers.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lactiflora, Klehm, 1986.
Growth habit and size at maturity : 33'' tall and wide
Flower form and size: Anemone double, 5".
Flower fragrance: Light, spicy-sweet scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season lactiflora 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: 4-5 'eye' field grown peony with proportional roots. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2023.