Paeonia hybrid 'Cytherea'
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Viburnum (Viburnum); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Catmint (Nepeta); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)|
|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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