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Festiva Maxima is an heirloom peony that's been popular for more than 150 years. Think about that - this plant was sprouting in gardens the year that most of San Francisco burned to the ground in the great fire, which was the same year that the sewing machine was patented. A long time. Festiva Maxima is still delighting homeowners with armfuls of double fragrant white blossoms, ribboned with streaks of deep red. This peony delivers attractive deep green foliage, strong stems (staking is recommended due to flower size/weight), great bouquet material and terrific fragrance.
Festiva Maxima is a vigorous growers and one of the better choices for warm parts of the country.
And be sure to check out "3 Things to Know Before Buying Peonies" before making your final selections.
This is a Leafari grown, tested and recommended variety.
|Botanical Name:||Paeonia lactiflora Festiva Maxima|
|Common Name:||Peony Festiva Maxima|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-8|
|Flower Color:||White flowers with cranberry splashes|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||3-5 eye bareroot plant|
|Bloom Timing:||Peonies bloom late spring to early summer; this variety flowers in the middle of that window|
|Pkg. Count:||1 healthy bare root plant|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Peony Planting Guide|
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