Kansas Double Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'Kansas'
Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh
|Description||Huge, double, carmine red blooms are displayed on the bold, erect stems of this clumping perennial. An excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. Choice cut flowers. American Peony Society award recipient. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Mid to late spring|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)|
|Care||Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Prune foliage in fall. Needs little fertilization; an annual side dressing of organic compost is beneficial.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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