Paeonia 'Coral Sunset'

paeony / peony

3 litre pot £16.99 £11.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive yet well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A magnificent herbaceous peony, that puts on showy display from late spring to early summer with its goblet-shaped flowers. These form at the ends of the sturdy, upright stems and are an incredible shade of rich coral, which fades as the flower ages to a pale lemon. They last well after being cut and look great in a vase too.

  • Garden care: Deadhead after flowering. In early spring apply a top-dressing of a balanced slow release fertiliser around the base of the plant and mulch well with well rotted garden compost or manure. The older stems of tree peonies have a tendency to become brittle and snap so cut these back to the ground in autumn every two or three years.

accented by full, deep yellow stamen centers

Digitalis purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'

foxglove Suttons Apricot

impressive and elegant

£5.99 Buy

Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

wallflower

Stunning mauve flowers

£7.99 Buy
 

Peonies - magical plants in every sense - Musings

June captures the glorious moment when spring slides into summer, and it should be a sensational month of lengthy sun-kissed days - if the weather behaves. Lots of herbaceous plants are only in leaf with the promise of flower to come, but the herbaceous p

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