Peony Inspecteur Lavergne

Peony 'Inspecteur Lavergne'


Paeonia lactiflora 'Inspecteur Lavergne'. Very large petals surround a tuft of smaller petals in the centre. The carmine red colour of this classic peony has a soft lilac undertone. The stems are reddish brown and surrounded by grey-green leaves. A peony that will last a long time in the vase. The plant needs some support.

Registered in 1924.

Peony Details

Doriat & Sons


Colour palette
Flowering period
From week 4 | Mid
Flower form
Plant size
d| ↕︎ up to 90 cm | ↔︎ up to 90 cm
Flower bud(s)
One main flower bud and some sidebuds
Ideal for
The cutting garden
Position & soil
Sunny and airy - soil well worked and not soggy
Fully hardy -20ºC or depending on snow cover

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