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Scarlet Heaven Itoh Peony

Paeonia (Intersectional hybrid) x 'Scarlet Heaven'

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh
SKU #40497
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Big, deep scarlet flowers with gold center anthers provide a stunning spring display on this unique and rare Itoh peony. Blooms are held on strong stems that need no staking, showcased against a robust mound of lush, dark green foliage that holds up well through summer. Perfect for mid-border. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Quickly reaches 2½ to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Viburnum (Viburnum); Bellflower (Campanula); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, moist soil. Plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply an annual side dressing of organic compost. Remove spent blooms. Prune back foliage in the fall.
HISTORY
Lore First hybridized by Toichi Itoh in 1948, The Itoh peonies were a cross between woody tree peonies and herbaceous peonies. These exceptional intersectional hybrids offer the best of both parents: enormous flowers and foliage like that of a tree peony, with a prolific blooming habit, vigorous growth and stronger stems that hold up the large blooms without staking. Foliage mounds vigorously during the growing season, then stems die back in the fall and should be cut back just as with the herbaceous peonies.

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