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botanical name:
Paeonia lactiflora 'Do Tell'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Do Tell' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peony
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.25m
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
Large Japanese-style, anemone-type double flowers with light shell-pink outer petals and darker rose-pink centre staminodes. Mid to late season flowering and slightly scented. Deep green lobed foliage. Vigorous and healthy growing habit.

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

By division in early spring or autumn.

other notes:
Raised by Edward Auten, Princeville, Illinois, USA, 1946

American Peony Society Gold Medal winner
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