Paeonia 'Festival Queen'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [species cultivar] – [lactiflora]

FESTIVAL QUEEN (Lins) - Double - Yellow-White. Above average height. Large yellow with pure white collar and pure white crown. Keeps the deep yellow longer than any yellow we know of. Lins 1955 list: Foliage resembles that of a hybrid, way down. Lins ad in Bulletin 133.

M.S. Uspenskaja 2003, p. 82:

Bloom Period: Week 5

Fragrance: Side Buds: 1 or 2 per stem

Comments: Very pretty flowers of a form I particularly like; that of a flowerer within a flower. Eugene Lins introduced a number of peonies mostly in the first half of the 20th century. I grow as many of his introductions as I can find because they are all such beautiful, trouble free plants.

© 2007 La Pivonière D'Aoust

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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