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Peony

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Louis van HOUTTE - Double medium sized peony, glowing purplish red. Its slightly disheveled petals, turn whiter on the edges at maturity. Lovely foliage turning red in autumn.

Additional Info

  • Genus:
    Paeonia
  • Species:
    lactiflora
  • Cultivar:
    Louis Van Houtte
  • French name:
    pivoine
  • Plant type:
    Hardy perennial
  • Recommended site:
    full sun, Good drainage is essential
  • Flower colour:
    purple/red
  • Flowers for cutting:
    Yes
  • Flowering period:
    May
  • Pests and diseases:
    Peony wilt (grey mould blight) that causes wilting and dieback of the foliage as well as buds and flowers is the only more troublesome disease.
  • History in Graham's Garden:

    2015 Planted (A) (Bricomarche  € 6.95) in Bed 9 with added home-made compost on 2/5/15

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