What to do when your peony plant arrives by post?
Open the box as soon as your parcel arrives, peonies and indeed all plants need light to survive, take your peony plant out and unwrap from all packaging. Give your peony a little drink of water. It is best to plant your peony in the ground or your chosen container as soon as possible once arrived. Please note all plants left in the box after delivery cannot be returned or replaced. Click here for further details.

Paeonia lactiflora ‘Inspecteur Lavergne’ (Peony ‘Inspecteur Lavergne’)

£28.00

Herbaceous perennial with finely cut pale green foliage turning red with stunning crimson red large scented double flowers with frilly centresWill flower readily and will tolerate partial shad Any fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade and in any sheltered position. H:90cm S:50cm Easy to grow if in good soil.

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Description

Herbaceous perennial with finely cut pale green foliage turning red with stunning crimson red large scented double flowers with frilly centres.Will flower readily and will tolerate partial shde Any fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade and in any sheltered position. H:90cm S:50cm Easy to grow if in good soil.

Additional information

Flower month

May-June

Family

Paeoniaceae

Species

lactiflora

Pot size

HUGE 5.5lt (22cm Square) Deep Pot

Soil

Any fertile, moist, well drained soil

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Fragrant

Yes

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

H:90cm S:50cm

Flower colour

Crimson Red

Genus

Peony

Foliage

Deciduous Perennial Plant

Foliage colour

Pale Green

Tenderness

Hardy

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

Plant Care

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

Plant Type

Perennial

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.

Toxicity

CAUTION: if eaten, can upset stomachs