Paeonia lactiflora

Common Garden Peony

Family: Paeoniaceae Peony

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink, red, white, yellow
Bloom time Late Spring to Mid Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, foundation, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 18" to 4' / 45cm to 1.20m
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing