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Paeonia lactiflora ‘Shirley Temple’ (Peony ‘Shirley Temple’)

£28.00

Flouncy great pale pink,double flowers, gently fading to buff-white. Blooms June and July. The centre of each beautiful, scented flower is full of small, loosely arranged ruffled petals.Will die down in later summer and re-emerge in spring. Sun or partial shade loving. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. 85cmx85cm (33″x33″).

Fragrant, large flowers

Easy to grow if in good soil.

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Description

Flouncy great pale pink,double flowers, gently fading to buff-white. Blooms June and July. The centre of each beautiful, scented flower is full of small, loosely arranged ruffled petals.Will die down in later summer and re-emerge in spring. Sun or partial shade loving. Any fertile, moist, well drained soil. 85cmx85cm (33″x33″)Fragrant, large flowers
Easy to grow if in good soil.

Additional information

Pot size

HUGE 5.5lt (22cm Square) Deep Pot

Aspect

Any position sheltered or exposed

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

Toxicity

CAUTION: if eaten, can upset stomachs

Plant Care

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

Habit

Clumping

Tenderness

Hardy

Foliage colour

Green

Flower month

June-July

Genus

Peony

Family

Paeoniaceae

Height & Spread in 5 yrs

85cmx85cm (33"x33")

Fragrant

No

Flower colour

White

Sun position

Sun or partial shade loving

Soil

Any fertile, moist, well drained soil

Species

lactiflora

Foliage

Deciduous Perennial Plant