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Paeonia cambessedesii (Majorcan peony)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Paeonia cambessedesii

Other names

Majorcan peony, Majorcan paeony

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Species

P. cambessedesii - P. cambessedesii is a shrub with dark green leaves with purple veins and wavy-margined, pink, bowl-shaped flowers are produced in spring.


Paeonia cambessedesii is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Swift moth larvae Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Swift moth larvae

Peony wilt , Honey fungus Peony wilt , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Paeonia cambessedesii (Majorcan peony) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 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. May need support.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3), Indoor unheated (H2)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Paeonia cambessedesii

Other names

Majorcan peony, Majorcan paeony

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Species

P. cambessedesii - P. cambessedesii is a shrub with dark green leaves with purple veins and wavy-margined, pink, bowl-shaped flowers are produced in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Swift moth larvae

Specific diseases

Peony wilt , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Paeonia cambessedesii (Majorcan peony) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 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. May need support.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3), Indoor unheated (H2)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2

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