General MacMahon Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'General MacMahon'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||pee-OH-nee-uh lack-tih-FLORE-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 30 to 36 inches tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Crimson red blooms in late spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.|
|Key Feature||Showy Flowers|
Prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Add compost as needed before planting. Remove spent flowers after bloom. Cut foliage to the ground in fall after frost. Plants are long-lived, do not need to be divided and can be left undisturbed for years.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8