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Gardenia Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Gardenia'

SKU #45755

Your climate may be too warm for this plant: 10

Description One of the most fragrant peonies! Pink buds open to big, ivory-white double blooms. The lush mound of dark green foliage remains attractive all summer to frost. Wonderful at the back of perennial borders. An excellent cut flower. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late spring to early summer
Mature Size Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
Care Provide enriched, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed three times a year, with a 10-10-10 fertilizer in spring and summer, and a 5-10-10 fertilizer in fall. Prune spent flowers after bloom. Cut foliage to the ground after frost. Long-lived; may be left undisturbed for years.

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Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to California on or around January 6th, 2023, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.

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