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Paeonia lactiflora ‘Nippon Beauty’ (Peony ‘Nippon Beauty’)

£25.00

A herbaceous perennial with finely cut dark green foliage with scented single ruby red outer petals and a red feathery centre with a cream coloured edging. Striking and will  flower heavily.Will die down in later summer and re-emerge in spring. Sun or partial shade loving. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. H:75cm S:50cm

 

Fragrant, large flowers

Easy to grow if in good soil.

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Description

A herbaceous perennial with finely cut dark green foliage with scented single ruby red outer petals and a red feathery centre with a cream coloured edging. Striking and will  flower heavily. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. H:75cm S:50cm
Fragrant, large flowers
Easy to grow if in good soil.

Additional information

Plant Type

Perennial

Fragrant

Yes

Species

lactiflora

Pot size

HUGE 5.5lt (22cm Square) Deep Pot

Toxicity

CAUTION: if eaten, can upset stomachs

Soil

Any fertile, moist, well drained soil

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

H:75cm S:50cm

Flower colour

Ruby Red

Flower month

June-July

Foliage

Deciduous Perennial Plant

Family

Paeoniaceae

Tenderness

Hardy

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

Foliage colour

Green

Plant Care

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

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.

Genus

Peony