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Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Peony

A vase of white Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' flowers on a table
The green leaves of a Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' plant
A white Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' flower and some green leaves
A close up of a hand holding a white Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' flower
A photo of Peony

Peony Overview

Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' is a herbacous perennial cultivar that typically grows to around80cm tall. Produces divided, dark green foliage and scented, double blooms. Flowers are white and measure between 15-20cm in diameter. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, it has a clumping habit and is hardy to -20 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full or partial sun, in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth.

Common problems with Peony

How to propagate Peony

Division

Divide autumn or early in spring.

Special features of Peony

Attractive flowers