Duchesse de Lorraine Itoh Peony

Paeonia (Intersectional hybrid) x 'RTPIV790-01' PP #26,907

SKU
41709
Very large, wonderfully fragrant, bright yellow, double, dense bomb-like blooms on strong stems rise above a lush deep green foliage. Truly the first fully double yellow Itoh peony. The sturdy stems will not require staking. An excellent spring specimen for sunny gardens and shrub borders. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
LoreDuchesse de Lorraine was bestowed its name in homage to Lorraine, the region in France that was home to renowned and award-winning breeder Victor Lemoine (1823 - 1911).
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 28 to 32 in. tall, 28 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Design IdeasPeonies are among the most coveted perennials of the highbrow border. Their big bushy shape is outstanding in foundation planting and beds close to outdoor living spaces. They can also blend naturally into more casual settings creating focal points and bold color in season. A gorgeous plant for flower filled lawn islands and in high profile front yard locations. Cutting garden essential.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
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, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureBeautiful Cut Flowers

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, moist soil. Plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply an annual side dressing of organic compost. Remove spent blooms. Prune back foliage in the fall.

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