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Jan Van Leeuwen Peony

Paeonia x 'Jan van Leeuwen'

SKU
04613
Fragrant, large, single blooms with white satin petals and contrasting large yellow centers dance atop beautiful, lush, green foliage in mid-spring. A wonderful addition to any spring bouquet. An excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-8

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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 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
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.
Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Bellflower (Campanula); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox)

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. Heavy blooms may require support.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

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