FESTIVA MAXIMA, 1851 The most famous peony of all, ‘Festiva Maxima’ has been a standard of excellence since Hovey’s of Boston first offered it here in 1852. Its big, sparkling white flowers are improved by a few dribbles of crimson, its stems are strong, and it blooms reliably even in the South.
Anyway you slice it, Superbells 'Lemon Slice,' from Proven Winners, adds pinwheels of white and yellow to your garden palette. Just put them in a sunny spot and watch them grow. Click through to see more good options for adding color to your garden.