Duchesse de Lorraine Itoh Peony
Paeonia x 'RTPIV790-01' PP #26,907
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Problems/Solutions||Deer Resistant, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||Peonies 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Bellflower (Campanula); Phlox (Phlox); Catmint (Nepeta); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Duchesse 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).|
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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.