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Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield' (Peony 'Karl Rosenfield')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.75m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Other names

Peony 'Karl Rosenfield'

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Karl Rosenfield' _ 'Karl Rosenfield' is an herbaceous perennial with attractive divided mid-green leaves. In late spring and early summer, it bears large, double, crimson flowers.


Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Any part of the plant may cause stomach discomfort if consumed.

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Peony wilt , Honey fungus Peony wilt , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield' (Peony 'Karl Rosenfield') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade. May take a while to establish before flowering; moving the plant will disrupt flowering for this reason.

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

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Other names

Peony 'Karl Rosenfield'

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Karl Rosenfield' _ 'Karl Rosenfield' is an herbaceous perennial with attractive divided mid-green leaves. In late spring and early summer, it bears large, double, crimson flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Any part of the plant may cause stomach discomfort if consumed.


Colour

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Peony wilt , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield' (Peony 'Karl Rosenfield') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade. May take a while to establish before flowering; moving the plant will disrupt flowering for this reason.

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

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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