Paeonia 'Lancaster Imp'

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

LANCASTER IMP (Dr. in PA, record lost) - registered by Roy Klehm, August 14, 1987. Smaller bomb type lactiflora, slightly red, early streaking. Many smooth buds, nice guard petals, very floriferous, 26 inches tall. It has good substance, and fragrant. Bulletin #264.

Aulden Farm 2005

Paeonia 'Lancaster Imp' - Double white with contrasting gold anthers. Early. Ht 60cm

(Songsparrow): Flower type: Peony—Bomb

Size: 26"

Bloom time: Early

Hybridizer: Roy G. Klehm

Petite pink blossom with glossy white petal edges and contrasting gold anthers at center. Petal edges fade to a shimmering silver-a striking effect in a light breeze. Deep pink petal accents at flower's heart.

Lancaster Imp (Klehm, 1987) Milky white, bomb-type double, fragrant, midseason, 32" tall, lactiflora cultivar. This is a wonderful landscape plant that holds its flowers at the surface of the foliage. Compact bloom good for floral arrangements.

Flower Form:Double

Staking: No

Height: <60 cm

Bloom Period: Week 5

Fragrance: Faint

Side Buds: 1 or 2 per stem

Comments: Compact, symmetrical flowers nicely positioned on a compact plant. No hint of yellow making this a good choice for the designer looking for pure, creamy white flowers for the front of the border

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