Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
This century-old variety has stood the test of time. Valued for its large, very fragrant, double white flowers and sturdy stems. Large outer petals cup a dense, frilly center with a buttery yellow glow. Shrubby growth habit is useful in perennial or mixed borders. Excellent cut flower; will last over a week in a vase if cut in bud. Herbaceous perennial. Sold in gallon container.
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
USDA Zone: 3 - 8
Plant type: Peony, Perennial
Growth rate: Fast
Average landscape size: Fast grower to 36 in. tall and 24 inches wide.
Special features: Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Foliage color: Green
Blooms: Late Spring to Summer
Flower color: White