Duchesse de Nemours Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 36 in. tall and 24 inches wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove spent flower heads after bloom. Prune foliage in fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8