Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus a-ris-TAH-tuh|
|Lore||First hybridized by Toichi Itoh in 1948, The Itoh Peonies are a cross between woody tree peonies and herbaceous peonies. These exceptional intersectional hybrid varieties 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. Featuring a lush, substantial form during the growing season, the stems die back in the fall and must be cut back just as with the herbaceous peonies.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Extremely slow growing, to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
Prefers lean, rocky soil with excellent drainage. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7