Paul M. Wild Double Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'Paul M. Wild'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Paeonia root is an old time remedy in European folk healing and also is vital in ancient Chinese medicine where it is known is pinyin.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to Late Spring|
|Design Ideas||Peonies are among the most coveted perennials of the highbrow border. Their big bushy shape is outstanding in foundation planting and beds close to outdoor living spaces. They can also blend naturally into more casual settings creating focal points and bold color in season. A gorgeous plant for flower filled lawn islands and in high profile front yard locations. Cutting garden essential.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Bellflower (Campanula); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Phlox (Phlox)|
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