Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

Chinese Peony

Paeoniaceae

Height

50 - 60 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

dark green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, humus rich, well drained soil

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

fairly hardy

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to central and E-Asia

Paeonia is the only genus of the family Paeoniaceae.  They are native to Asia, S-Europe and western N-America. Most are perennials, but a few are shrubs that can reach 3 m in height. Their flowers are large and colourful and a great number of cultivars are grown in gardens.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.

Needs good growing conditions to bloom.

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