Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena'
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena'

Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena'

Common Peony

Paeoniaceae

Height

60 - 70 cm

Flower colour

red

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

dark green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, humus rich, well drained soil

pH

slightly acidic - neutral

Hardiness

fairly hardy

Plant range

the species is native to France, Switzerland and Italy

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.

Dislikes being disturbed and can take some time to flower after transplanting.

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