Buckeye Belle Herbaceous Peony

Paeonia x 'Buckeye Belle'

SKU
05028
Semi-double, velvety, dark red blooms are held on sturdy stems that hold up well for use as cut flowers. The deep, rich color looks amazing when combined with yellow-flowering spring bulbs. Use as a showy spring specimen in mixed shrub borders. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsViburnum (Viburnum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Bellflower (Campanula); Phlox (Phlox); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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