• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Cutting Garden
    Blooms:
    Mid-Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pay-OHN-ee-uh
    Plant type:Peony, Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14 - 21
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid-Spring
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleCottage
    Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Catmint (Nepeta); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow in average well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune seed heads after bloom for a neat appearance. Needs little fertilization; an annual sidedressing of organic compost is beneficial. Prune foliage in fall.Pruning time: prune 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.