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Paeonia lutea (Tree Peony)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Half hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Paeonia lutea - 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 lutea:

  • 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 lutea:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
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Common Missspellings: Peone, Paeoni, Peaone, Paonia, Peonia, Peaonia, Peaoni

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