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Duchesse de Lorraine Itoh Peony

Paeonia x 'RTPIV790-01' PP #26,907

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh
SKU #41709
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
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.
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Bellflower (Campanula); Phlox (Phlox); Catmint (Nepeta); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
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).

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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