Paeonia lactiflora &

Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

Duchesse de Nemours Peony


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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Duchesse de Nemours Peony is a shrubby herbaceous perennial with deep green leaves.  The heavy blooms of large, highly fragrant double-petaled white flowers with yellow blushed centers begins in late spring.  Prefers afternoon shade in southern areas and well-drained soils.  

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2.5’ - 3’

Spread: 

2.5’ - 3’

Spacing: 

2.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun 

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest:

Spring

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance.  Water regularly- whenever top 3” of soil is dry. Botyrtis blight and Phytopthora blight are sometimes problems.  Flowers may need staking or stems may droop. Scale, Mealybugs, mites and beetles are occasional problems. Powdery mildew is common in fall but harmless.  If the plant doesn’t flower it is likely planted too shallow/deep or in too much shade.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized Areas, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Bellflower, ConeflowerHydrangea

IMAGE: SalicynaPaeonia lactiflora Duchesse de Nemours 2016-05-31 1717CC BY-SA 4.0


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