Festiva Maxima Double Peony
Paeonia x 'Festiva Maxima'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Plant close to your outdoor living areas to enjoy its rich, fragrant aroma. The large, double blooms can be enjoyed from a distance as well, planted as a single accent or in groups mixed into large beds and borders. Going back centuries to their humble beginnings in China, they are a must in any Asian inspired garden. Their cultivation has taken place all over the world so they are equally at home in an English, European and Northern U.S. setting. Cut flowers will add interest to table settings and provide a wonderful fragrance in your home.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, 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)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. May remove seed heads after bloom for a neat appearance. Prune foliage in fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8