• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Exquisite Cut Flowers
    Blooms:
    Mid to Late Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pay-OHN-ee-uh
    Plant type:Peony, Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid to Late Spring
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Needs little fertilization; apply a side dressing of organic compost annually. Prune old foliage in fall.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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