Cytherea Peony

Paeonia hybrid 'Cytherea'

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh
SKU #43562
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Large, intense coral-rose-colored, 6-inch wide, bowl-shaped, semi-double flowers on sturdy, upright stems. Bloom color softens as they age, creating a simultaneous bouquet of colors ranging from deep French rose to pale peachy pink. Attractive glossy, dark green, dissected foliage remains attractive through summer and fall. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late spring to early summer
Mature Size Fast growing; quickly reaches 24 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Rabbit Resistant, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Viburnum (Viburnum); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Catmint (Nepeta); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)
CARE
Care Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Prune foliage in fall. Needs little fertilization; an annual side dressing of organic compost is beneficial.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.