• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast grower to 2½ to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Mid-Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pay-OHN-ee-uh
    Plant type:Peony, Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14 - 21
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast grower to 2½ to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid-Spring
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Bellflower (Campanula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune seed heads after bloom for a neat appearance. Needs little fertilization; an annual side-dressing of organic compost is beneficial.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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