Mystery Box Peony - 1 Gallon Herbaceous Peony

Mystery Box Peony - 1 Gallon Herbaceous Peony


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The Paeonia Lactiflora Peony, also referred to as 'Chinese Peony', is an herbaceous perennial with zone hardiness from 3-8. Has dark green, ribbed, lance shaped leaves and fragrant, double blooming petals in layers of varying in colors like whites, yellow, reds and pinks. Each spring, new deep emerald green leaves emerge, creating a lush, large busy mound lasting well throughout fall. Followed by large, full, petals in layers of colors from mid to late-season.

Flowers attract bees and butterflies to pollinator gardens or be cut for floral arrangements.

Depending on the variety, the blooms can sometimes be so large the stalks can't support them without stakes or fencing to support the flowers and keep them from drooping.

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

 Colorful flowers, fragrant.

Additional features: Fragrant, Deer Resistant, and Attracts Pollinators

This 'Mystery Box' Peony comes in a 1 Gallon pot.

Size: Mature size can reach 2'-3' high x 2'-3' wide

Light: Full sun in cooler climates and part sun warmer climates.

Characteristics: Classified as a late blooming species, blooming in late spring. Flowers can be cut and used in flower arrangements. Attracts butterflies and pollinators. Although what kind of peony you are getting is a mystery, the fact that it produces large, beautiful blooms is not!

Hardiness zone: 3 - 8

Growth Rate: Slow - Moderate

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Moist, fertile, loamy, well draining soil with the pH 3.7 - 7.0. Can do sandy to clay soils. Deer and rabbit resistant. Regular watering is recommended in areas with drought/extreme heat. Fertilize during transplanting or sparingly after growing season and cutting blooms off in summer. Pruning is recommended when flowering season has concluded, cut foliage back to the ground in fall for frost. Plant 6 weeks before winter or early fall to become established and survive the winter. Bloom on the second year of planting.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants.

Prefers full sun for better blooms.

Allow 3'-4' when planting for growth.

Avoid cutting back until late October - early November.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 3 - 8

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Mystery Box Peony - 1 Gallon Herbaceous Peony

Exquisitely beautiful flowers ranging in a variety of hardiness, sizes, color, and single or double blooms, among the longest-lived perennials. The extravagant floral display appear during spring or summer until they die back in late fall and remain dormant throughout the winter. Their sweet fragrance, outstanding colors and floral display have made them a staple in many gardens and enjoyed in floral bouquets.


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