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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Herbaceous shrub-like plants bear single or double flowers in shades of pink and cream. They are an old-fashioned favorite in East Coast gardens.

    Latin Name

    Paeonia sp.


    Family

    Paeoniaceae


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    May - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Deer
  • Rabbit

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Asia, Europe


    History

    John Bartram of Philadelphia lists peonies in his 1770 catalog.


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