Yumi™ (Beauty) Itoh Peony

Paeonia (Intersectional hybrid) x 'Yellow Doodle Dandy'

SKU
04707
Exceptionally large blooms with a light, pleasant fragrance held on strong stems above a compact mound of dark green, trouble-free foliage that lasts well into autumn. Masses of yellow petals have a nearly translucent quality, perfectly forming a formal double flower. Hybridized by Don Smith, a leading Itoh Peony breeder. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationpay-OHN-ee-uh
LoreFirst 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 MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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