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Paeonia - 'Ellen Cowley'

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Paeonia - Cultivation Notes

This classic flowering perennial flourishes in soil that is both well drained and fertile in full sun. Paeonia will tolerate well drained chalky soil as well as part shade. On planting dig in plenty of organic matter and mulch every few years. Support new growth and flowers in spring.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Paeonia:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Paeonia:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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Common Missspellings: Peone, Paeoni, Peaone, Paonia, Peonia, Peaonia, Peaoni

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