Gardenia Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Gardenia'

SKU #45755
3-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
CARE
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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