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  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.9m

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

paeony or peony

RHS award of garden merit
bare root £7.99
£7.99
£23.97 £19.50
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive yet well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Enormous, rose pink, fragrant, double summer flowers and mid-green leaves. This magnificent, late-flowering, pale pink peony has been popular since the Edwardian era. To support the large flowers stake in spring using bamboo canes or metal link stakes. An excellent specimen plant for a partially sunny border.

  • Garden care: Deadhead after flowering. In early spring apply a balanced slow-release fertiliser around the base of the plant and mulch with well-rotted compost or manure.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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