Cheerful peony blooms in fuchsia-pink with frilly, soft yellow centers brighten the late-spring garden. Perfect for a cut-flower arrangement, growing 2-3' tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade as a specimen, or plant en masse for a big wave of bright spring color. Foliage remains attractive all season long, even after the blooms are done. Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'
Full Sun, Partial Shade
24 - 29 inches
29 - 35 inches
24 - 36 inches
Plant with eyes 1 1/2 - 2" below the soil surface. Firm soil around the roots and water thoroughly. Planting too deep will result in poor flowering.
Mulch the first winter, to prevent plants from heaving from the ground during periods of freezing and thawing weather. Remove the mulch early in spring, before new growth emerges.
2-3 EYE BAREROOT
Slow to moderate
Large, bowl-shaped flowers. Several rows of broad outer petals curve around numerous densely arranged narrow petaloids.
Glossy, deep green leaves that are very ornamental throughout the growing season. New growth in spring is a copper-burgundy color.
Remove spent flowers to keep plants attractive. After flowering.
Well-drained, humus-enriched, moisture-retentive soil.
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