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Paeonia officinalis

For sale by Eileen's Plants

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The plant for sale is a division of the photographed plant taken last autumn and starting to grow now. It is a large double red flower. The plant is very hardy having been out all winter with no protection.

Paeonia officinalis
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Paeonia officinalis

Common names

Common peony, Peony


Paeonia officinalis (Common peony). This species has deep pink or scarlet petals with bright yellow stamens. The flowers are saucer-shaped and large they appear on solitary stems which are deep green. They will require fertile soil that has been deeply cultivated and amended with compost or well-rotted manure. Grow in full sun with some shade.


They will grow well in climates with a cold winter. They need a sheltered position in full or slightly filtered sunlight and moist soil. You will need to propagate from seed, or by division.

Interest and use

Border, wildflower/meadow, cutting bed, ground cover

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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