Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'

Peony - Paeonia lactiflora  'Bowl of Beauty'

Common Name: Peony
Genus: Paeonia
Species: lactiflora
Cultivar: 'Bowl of Beauty'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.80 m (80 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Fascinating pink-tinted flowers with a creamy centre appear from early to midsummer over the mid-green leaves. Like a giant anemone the centres of these extraordinary scented flowers are packed full of tiny strap-like petals. An excellent specimen plant for the middle of a border in full sun or partial shade.

Garden Care: Deadhead after flowering. In early spring apply a balanced slow-release fertiliser around the base of the plant and mulch with well-rotted compost or manure. Fungal diseases may occur in cool wet springs so prune out any affected parts and spray the remaining sections with fungicide.


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