Coral Sunset Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Sunset'

SKU
31680
Brilliant coral-red, lightly fragrant, semi-double flowers arrive early in peony season on this highly prized perennial. An excellent cut flower. Deep green foliage covers the well-rounded plant, remaining attractive throughout summer and fall. Lovely massed in 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 lak-tee-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 24 to 28 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
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, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Apply side dressing of organic compost annually. Remove old foliage in the fall. Heavy blooms may require support.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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