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'Mrs. Gwyn Lewis' peony Description
'P. lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'' peony photo
Photo courtesy of Ophrys26
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Origin:
Bred by Jacques Calot (France, 1856).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Kelways Nursery as 'Mrs. Gwyn Lewis'.
Class:
Hybrid lactiflora.  
Bloom:
White, light yellow center, light green highlights.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium to large, double, crown, cupped bloom form.  Early-to-mid.  
Habit:
Spreading, tall.  
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this peony, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
See also 'Duchesse de Nemours' by Guérin.
 
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