Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima' is a classic, double white that has been grown for more than 150 years!
Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima' is a classic, double white, early mid season peony with subtle highlights of yellow and occasional flecks of crimson. It has been in cultivation for more than 150 years! Lovely fragrance and strong stems to about 36 inches tall.
Common Name: Peony - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Paeoniaceae (The Peony Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry open stony slopes, riverbanks and sparse woodland edges. Woods and grasslands at elevations of 400-2300m in China.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia
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