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Felix Crousse Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Crousse'

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh
SKU #06366
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OVERVIEW
Description A true garden classic, loved by American gardeners for well over a century, with its large, crimson double blooms that provide stunning seasonal color. In spring, lush green foliage emerges and remains attractive throughout summer and fall. This prolific, mid- to late season bloomer is lovely massed in borders. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 36 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Apply side dressing of organic compost annually. Remove old foliage in the fall. Heavy blooms may require support.
HISTORY
Lore 'Félix Crousse', introduced in 1881, is noted as one of the best red varieties by the American Peony Society, for its clear crimson color.

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