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Inspecteur Lavergne Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Inspecteur Lavergne'

SKU
03633
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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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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