Peony ID - Shirley Temple?

gfult(6)June 10, 2008

Hi, from one of the other posts I think this is also Shirley Temple.

Do you agree?

-It is about 2.5 feet tall

-The blooms are about 5 inches across

-The blooms are white to very pale pink with occasional streaks of darker pink

-The blooms are fragrant

Here is a link that might be useful: Photo of my peony

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gfult(6)

As I do more searching it could be Festiva Maxima or Candy Heart too. How do I know the difference? I don't have other Peonies to compare it to for sturdiness. It is blooming now but we are having a heat wave so it may be a little earlier than usual.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2008 at 10:06PM
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cemaine(5)

Not sure which post you are referencing. Here's a photo of Shirley Temple as it grows in my garden...

Here is a link that might be useful: My Maine Garden Blog

    Bookmark   June 22, 2008 at 1:11PM
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blueheron(z6 PA)

That looks like Festiva Maxima.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2010 at 4:45PM
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