Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia, 'Lois' Choice' hybrid herbaceous peony PICK UP
Notable characteristics: An amazing apricot-peachy-yellow double flower with good stem strength. This peony is a compact grower and does not require staking. What makes this flower so unique is its color changes. It will begin with a green, cabbage-like bud, open to apricot peach pink, and then change to light yellow before it fades. When this one is in bloom, everyone at the garden is in love with it! A very unique and rare addition to your peony collection.
Cultivar group, hybridizer, year introduced: Hybrid, Chris Laning, 1993.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Low and compact growing cultivar to 28" tall and 36" wide.
Flower form and size: Full double, 6-7".
Flower fragrance: Very light sweet 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 season.