Shining Light Itoh Peony
Paeonia (Intersectional hybrid) x 'Shining Light'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and 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. A cutting garden essential.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Beautiful Spring Flowers|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8