Paeonia lactiflora Pall. (P.albiflora Pall, P.sinestis hort)


Cultivated peony. It’s home is China, Japan and Siberia. It’s variety has broad location and is valued because of it’s plentiful flowering nab beautiful blossoms of white, rose or red colors. Blossoms are big, simple ,fascicular or semi-fascicular. The flower-bearing stems are hairy, leafy, reaching a height of 100cm. It blooms in May. The blossoms of some species has a slight fragrance of a rose.

The most popular varieties are:

Festiva maxima - white, with red veins and big blossoms

Marie Lemoine - white, touched with cream color

A. Verschaffelt – ark retouched with violet color