Paeonia lactiflora 'Sorbet'Item #7418 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Spectacular pink and white double blooms of this hybrid peony are as delectable as an elegant dessert. Dark, glossy foliage springs up to form a good-looking backdrop for the fragrant blossoms in early summer. The handsome foliage turns red in autumn.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uhDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 30 to 36 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late Spring to SummerFlower color:PinkGarden styleCottageCompanion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula)
- CareCare InformationPrefers moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Add compost as needed before planting. Remove spent flowers after bloom. Cut foliage to the ground in fall after frost. Plants are long-lived, do not need to be divided and can be left undisturbed for years.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.