Japanese Fernleaf Peony

Paeonia tenuifolia

$109.00 + GST

Garden Peonies are an old time favourite for late spring displays. This selection features finely divided, feathery green foliage, remaining alluring all season. Amazing large eye-catching single blooms are dark red and are enhanced with a yellow stamen in the center.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Spring, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Paeonia tenuifolia
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

Upright shrubby bushes of dark green leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in spring; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove spent flowers as they fade; Cut back old stems in the fall

Clump Division:

Do not need to be divided or moved, but if must be done only in the fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

In China the petals are boiled and sweetened as a tea-time delicacy. Add peony petals to your summer salad or try floating in punches and lemonades.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot