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Botanical name: Paeonia suffruticosa
Other names: Tree peony, Moutain peony, Moutan, Chinese tree peony, Moutan peony
Species: P. suffruticosa - P. suffruticosa is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with divided, fresh-green leaves. In late spring, it bears showy flowers that may be pink or white.
Paeonia suffruticosa is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Pink in Spring; White, Pink in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Habit: Erect, Open stems
Specific diseases: Peony wilt
Paeonia suffruticosa (Tree peony) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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Can anyone please tell me if I can divide this plant, take cuttings or take seed for further planting.
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