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I’m wondering if anyone out there can help me trace a particular plant.
A few years ago, whilst moving house, I gave away a beautiful Peony as I didn’t have room for it. Now I’d love to have it again, but don’t know its name.
It was pure white with just a splash of red deep in the bottom of the petals, almost as if someone had splashed a drop of paint. The perfume was heavenly. Can anyone help me track it down?

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Sound's lovely,hope you find it

13 Jun, 2012


Try it as a question as well waddy

13 Jun, 2012


Waddy, have a look at Peony

Early Midseason Lactiflora, double, white, cupped outer petals surrounding a fluffy center of mixed narrow petals and stamens, white with a yellow suffusion and very prominent crimson flecks on the guards.


'Festiva Maxima' is really fragrant and can literally scent up an entire room with just one or two flowers. They are double petal pure white bloom with splashes of deep rose red in the centre.

13 Jun, 2012


Sounds lovely hope you are successful in finding it :))

13 Jun, 2012


My local nursery are well renowned for their peonies. Perhaps you could try email them with you query alternatively have a look on their website.

13 Jun, 2012


Thank you so much every one.

Michaella; I think you could be on to something with Festiva Maxima, I need to find someone who sells it.

Scottish; Thanks I'll definitely give them a try.

14 Jun, 2012


I hope you'll be able to trace that plant . I only joined GoY to trace a plant I hadn't seen since the 1950s, and I found it. I described it and someone knew what it was called :o)

14 Jun, 2012

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