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Early Scout Fernleaf Peony

Paeonia hybrid 'Early Scout'

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh
SKU #06272
3-8

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Description One of the earliest hybrid peonies to bloom! Crimson, single flowers sit atop sturdy stems and deeply dissected leaves. The rich green, fern-like foliage is inherited from its parent, Paeonia tenuifolia, and remains attractive through summer and fall. An American Peony Society gold medal winner. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring or Early Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Weigela (Weigela); Sweetspire (Itea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Phlox (Phlox); Delphinium (Delphinium)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, moist soil. Plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly during the 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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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.