Notable characteristics: Blossoms glow against the glossy green foliage like the full moon in a dark sky. The flowers open with a distinct blush, as they age, they mellow into the palest shade of iridescent pink. One of the herbaceous peonies in our display garden that always attracts attention. American Peony Society Gold Medal winner.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lactiflora, Murawska, 1943.
Growth habit and size at maturity : Somewhat compact grower, reaching 2.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Full double, hundred proliferate form blossoms, 6-7" in diameter.
Flower fragrance: Light, spicy sweet.
Bloom time: Late season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 3-9.
Plant size: 4-5 'eye' or bud plants with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first spring in the ground.