Inspecteur Lavergne Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Inspecteur Lavergne'

SKU
3633
Spectacular ruby-red double blooms are displayed on the erect stems that rise out of the upright clump of lush, dark green foliage. A splendid cut flower. An excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. A stunning cut flower for floral arrangements. An herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureShowy spring flowers

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent blooms for a neat appearance. Apply side dressing of organic compost annually. Remove old foliage in the fall.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

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