Campagna

Seems to be slow to increase as my 8 year old plant is still pretty small and produces only a handful of blooms. However, it is under competition from its neighboring conifer and other peonies.

Cultivar: Campagna
Year: 1941
Seedling No: 8497. Page 1 of Saunders’ Notebook I
Parentage: 25: lactiflora X 1497 1497 = (officinalis Rubra Plena X macrophylla)
Flower: Color: white
Form: single, 2 rows of petals, crinkled edges
Blooms: Week 4
Carpels: 2, greenish-white
Stigmas: very pale yellow
Disc: white
Stamens: filaments pale yellow
Plant: Habit: bush
Foliage color: medium green
Foliage form: fairly narrow leaves, heavily veined
Height: 30″ in 2021
Recommendation: Collectors’ plant
Availability: Few specialty nurseries