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Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen' (Peony 'Lotus Queen')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.9m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen'

Other names

Peony 'Lotus Queen'

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lotus Queen' _ 'Lotus Queen' is an upright, bushy, herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves divided into nine elliptic or lance-shaped leaflets and, from late spring into summer, sturdy, erect stems bearing lightly fragrant, cup-shaped, white flowers with prominent, yellow stamenoides.


Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Toxicity

All parts may cause discomfort if ingested.

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Honey fungus , Peony wilt Honey fungus , Peony wilt

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers. Cut back in autumn after the foliage has died down.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen' (Peony 'Lotus Queen') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade. May need support. Resents being transplanted.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but 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.

Hardy (H4)

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

Botanical name

Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen'

Other names

Peony 'Lotus Queen'

Genus

Paeonia Paeonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lotus Queen' _ 'Lotus Queen' is an upright, bushy, herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves divided into nine elliptic or lance-shaped leaflets and, from late spring into summer, sturdy, erect stems bearing lightly fragrant, cup-shaped, white flowers with prominent, yellow stamenoides.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Toxicity

All parts may cause discomfort if ingested.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Swift moth larvae

Specific diseases

Honey fungus , Peony wilt

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers. Cut back in autumn after the foliage has died down.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Paeonia lactiflora 'Lotus Queen' (Peony 'Lotus Queen') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade. May need support. Resents being transplanted.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but 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.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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