Paeonia lactiflora 'Laura Dessert'

paeony / peony

2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive yet well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Flower colour: yellow
  • Other features: mid green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Elegant summer flowers with pink flushed creamy-white outer petals and tiny, canary-yellow, incurving, inner petals. This delicately scented white peony is ideal for an open sunny border. The deeply cut pale to mid-green leaves are excellent for masking the faded foliage of early spring flowering bulbs.

  • 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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