One of the most fragrant peonies you can grow! The 5-7", bright salmon-pink double flowers look outstanding in the garden. They'll fill your home with fragrance when used for fresh floral arrangements. Attracts butterflies and pollinators when it blooms from mid to late spring. Grows 18-24" tall with a 24-36" spread. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 3-8. 2-3 Bareroot Paeonia 'Madame Emile Debatene' Peonies have few requirements: give them a sunny well-drained location, plant 2-4' apart, with the eyes (new buds at the crown) no more than 2" below soil level and apply fertilizer or compost in spring. They take a while to establish, often 3 years before the first bloom—but the wait is worth it. They are heirloom quality. Let them grow undisturbed and they will bring joy to you and your loved ones through the decades.Paeonia 'Madame Emile Debatene'
Paeonia x 'Madame Emile Debatene'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:18 - 24 inches
Spread:24 - 36 inches
Spacing:24 - 36 inches
Flowering Date:Mid to late spring
Planting Instructions:Plant with eyes 2" below soil level. Planting too deep will result in poor flowering.
Winter Care:None, except to mulch the first winter especially if fall planted.
Shipped:2-3 EYE BAREROOT
Growth Rate:Initially slow but becomes moderate after 1-2 years.
Flower Form:5-7" double blooms.
Foliage Type:Long dark green foliage
Pruning:Only to remove spent blooms and remove tops after freezing in fall. After flowering and after tops freeze in fall.
Soil Requirement:Prefers well drained, but suitable for almost all types of soils.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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