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Marie Lemoine

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Cultivar
Marie Lemoine
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1869

Double type; very large; late. Compact and flat at first; lemon-white with a trace of crimson on edges of a few petals and whole flower strongly suffused with yellow from hidden stamens and staminodes; develops to a large, globular form, pure white, with a few yellow petaloids in the collar; richly fragrant. Dwarf; moderately floriferous; stout stems and foliage. Very highly regarded as one of the handsomest peonies. A few stamens are usually present and many half-developed petals in the depths of the flower. “Subject to diseased roots.”—Christman. “Much subject to disease.”—Boyd.

Reference: 1928-B-d:118