• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Spring Flowers
    Blooms:
    Mid to Late Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pay-OHN-ee-uh
    Plant type:Peony, Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid to Late Spring
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive 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.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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