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Paeonia lactiflora 'Catharina Fontijn'

Peony

Elegant double, rose-form blooms are rosy pink, very fragrant and great for cutting. The petal color lightens as the blooms mature. Color may vary slightly from year to year. Strong growing plants will appreciate good support. Midseason.

Prefers deep, well-drained, fertile, slightly alkaline soil. Do not plant crown more than 1" deep in warmer regions. Appreciates a bit of afternoon shade in southern areas. Remove old foliage in fall to prevent disease.

Height:

36-40 in

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Spread:

30-36 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3-8

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Bloom Color:

Pink, Rose

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant