Paeonia peregrina

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Paeonia peregrina
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P. peregrina, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, vol.144
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia
Species: P. peregrina
Binomial name
Paeonia peregrina

Paeonia peregrina is a species of flowering plant in the peony family Paeoniaceae, native to Southeastern Europe and Turkey. It is an erect, herbaceous perennial with 9-lobed, deeply divided leaves. Single, glossy red flowers, 10–13 cm (4–5 in) in diameter, with prominent yellow stamens, are borne in spring (May in the Northern Hemisphere).[1]

The cultivar 'Otto Froebel' has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[2]


  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  2. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Paeonia peregrina 'Otto Froebel'". Retrieved 28 June 2013.  line feed character in |title= at position 31 (help)