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Today's bloom is Chinese Peony 'Kansas' (Paeonia lactiflora)

Bloom of the Day for May 13th, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Scarlet (dark red)

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 7b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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Kell wrote:
Gee, I thought this was a rose at first. Such a big, bold bloom!

DavidofDeLand wrote:
Roses and Camellias have nothing on that Peony Greta. That was a great pick and a great photo kniphofia... Tritomas are cool too!

petralittledog wrote:
It is a neat peony and you will note the name is 'Kansas'!!

coastalzonepush wrote:
another reason to miss up North haha