Do Tell Herbaceous Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'Do Tell'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - when the top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 30 to 36 in. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - when the top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)|
Prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Add compost as needed before planting. Water regularly during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Remove spent flowers after bloom. Cut foliage to the ground in fall after frost. Plants are long-lived; they do not need to be divided and can be left undisturbed for years.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8