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botanical name:
Paeonia 'Mme Louis Henri'
Paeonia 'Mme Louis Henri' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tree peony
synonyms:  Paeonia x lemoinei 'Mme Louis Henri', Paeonia 'Madame Louis Henry'
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Upright shrub with mid-green leaves divided into pointed lobes. Large, semi-double, warm orange-yellow flowers strongly flushed orange-red, giving a deep dusky pink appearance.

Best in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil with some shelter from cold winds. Early morning sun during late frosts can damage the flowering buds.

By grafting or layering - quite difficult and slow.
Established multistemmed plants may also be divided, though a disruptive and somewhat risky operation.

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