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Paeonia lactiflora ‘Doreen’ (Peony ‘Doreen’)

£25.00

A herbaceous perennial with finely cut green foliage with lightly scented HUGE single flowers of pink guards petals and yellow centresAny fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade and in any sheltered position. H:90cm S:50cm
Fragrant, large flowers
Easy to grow if in good soil.

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Description

A herbaceous perennial with finely cut green foliage with lightly scented HUGE single flowers of pink guards petals and yellow centres Any fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade and in any sheltered position. H:90cm S:50cm
Fragrant, large flower Easy to grow if in good soil.

Additional information

Flower colour

Pink

Toxicity

CAUTION: if eaten, can upset stomachs

Plant condition

In winter, this plant dies down and is cut back. So if it's delivered between October and May, it may look dead, but it's just resting! This is traditionally the best time to plant.

Plant Type

Perennial

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

Foliage

Deciduous Perennial Plant

Tenderness

Hardy

Foliage colour

Green

Flower month

June-July

Genus

Peony

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

H:90cm S:50cm

Fragrant

Yes

Soil

Any fertile, moist, well drained soil

Pot size

HUGE 5.5lt (22cm Square) Deep Pot

Family

Paeoniaceae

Species

lactiflora

Plant Care

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