Notable characteristics: A true 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. Good stem strength. 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: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second season.