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botanical name:
Paeonia lactiflora 'Lady Alexandra Duff'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Lady Alexandra Duff' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Peony
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.85m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
description:
Clusters of double, pale blush-pink flowers with yellow stamens, freely produced over a long period in summer. Strong stems and abundant foliage.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, deep, fertile soil in full sun or a little shade.

propagation:
By division in early spring or autumn.

usage:
Graceful, informal appearance, very suited to cottage style plantings.

other notes:
Raised by Kelway's about 1902. Named after Lady Alexandra Duff, the daughter of Princess Louise of Wales and the Duke of Fife.
RHS AGM

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