Paeonia lactiflora 'Catharina Fontijn'
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.
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