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Paeonia lactiflora ‘Catharina Fontijn’ (Peony ‘Catharina Fontijn’)

£25.00

Catherina Fontjin is a herbaceous perennial with divided foliage, erect stems bearing heavily scented, blush rose-pink double flowers, with ruffled inner petal in mid-season. One of our favorites and excellent as a cut flower. Sun or partial shade loving. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. 1mx1m .
Fragrant, large flowers
Easy to grow if in good soil.

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Description

Catherina Fontjin’ is a herbaceous perennial with divided foliage, erect stems bearing heavily scented, blush rose-pink double flowers, with ruffled inner petal in mid-season. One of our favorites and excellent as a cut flower. Sun or partial shade loving. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. 1mx1m (3’x3′).Fragrant, large flowers easy to grow if in good soil.

Additional information

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

1mx1m (3'x3')

Toxicity

CAUTION: if eaten, can upset stomachs

Plant condition

This plant loses its leaves in winter and regrows in spring. It can be planted any time of year.

Plant Type

Perennial

Habit

Bushy

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

Flower month

June-July

Tenderness

Hardy

Foliage colour

Green

Foliage

Deciduous Perennial Plant

Flower colour

Blush Pink

Genus

Peony

Soil

Any fertile, moist, well drained soil

Fragrant

Highly Fragrant

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Pot size

HUGE 5.5lt (22cm Square) Deep Pot

Common name

Peony

Family

Paeoniaceae

Cultivar

'aka Catharine Fontjin'

Species

lactiflora

Plant Care

Remove dead flowers spikes at a branching point or at the base after flowering, to tidy.