- Common Name: Herbaceous Peony, Paeony
- Synonyms: Paeonia lactiflora 'Général Macmahon'
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Summer
- Flower Colour: Pink, Red
- Hardiness: H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe
- Habit: Deciduous, Clump-forming
- Height & Spread: 90cm × 60cm
(Calot 1867) A classic nineteenth century peony from France. Deep solferino red, globe shaped double blooms. Excellent for cutting. The foliage is deep green and is distinctly ribbed. A later flowering peony often still flowering towards the end of June making it an essential plant to help prolong the peony season. Ht approx 90cm.
How to plant and care for peonies
If you have never grown a peony before, or just need a few tips or reminders, read our care guide here!
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