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Peaeonia 'Shirley Temple'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Shirley Temple'

Photo: Peaeonia 'Shirley Temple'

Photo: Peaeonia 'Shirley Temple'
Photo: Peaeonia 'Shirley Temple'
Photo: Peaeonia 'Shirley Temple'

General description

This fully double white peony is an extremely long lived, hardy, shrub-like plant. It grows 36-40" high, needs approximately 2-4' spacing, and blooms mid-spring.

Plant requirements

Easily grown in rich, fertile, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade..

Maintenance

Remove spent flowers after blooming. Cut foliage to the ground and remove from the garden in fall after frost. Plants are long-lived, do not need to be divided and can be left undisturbed for years.

Practical use

Cut flowers

Properties

Height
70 - 80 cm
Color
Soil type
Chalk
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy