Paeonia lactiflora x hybrid
A very elegant, striking flower with a sweet fragrant perfume. Prefers the cooler climate. Excellent as a cut flower. 60-80cm.
Blooms in Spring/Early Summer
Plant from June onwards in Full sun/Part shade, 5cm deep. Prefers a shady, cool position or in a position that receives morning sun and afternoon shade. Enjoys a well drained, heavier rich soil. Protection from the wind is recommended.
Paeonies will take 12 months to establish, leave undisturbed for at least 5 years before lifting and dividing the clumps. A cold winter is a must for the paeonies to succeed. They need sunlight for the flowers and cool for the roots.
*Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant