Botanical name: Paeonia delavayi
Other names: Delavay peony
Species: P. delavayi - P. delavayi is a medium deciduous shrub with large leaves divided into leaflets, and deep maroon flowers with yellow stamens.
Paeonia delavayi is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
Habit: Erect, Open stems
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Peony wilt
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Paeonia delavayi (Delavay peony) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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