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Blaze Peony

Paeonia x 'Blaze'

SKU
02424
Bright red, ruffled petals create a bowl around the bright yellow center. Blooms are displayed on the erect stems of this clumping perennial. Excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. Choice cut flower. Herbaceous.
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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Design IdeasPeonies are among the most coveted perennials of the highbrow border. Their big bushy shape is outstanding in foundation planting and beds close to outdoor living spaces. They can also blend naturally into more casual settings creating focal points and bold color in season. A gorgeous plant for flower filled lawn islands and in high profile front yard locations.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Bellflower (Campanula)

Easy to grow in average well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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