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botanical name:
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peony
synonyms:  Paeonia lactiflora 'Mrs. Gwyn Lewis'
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
description:
Old and reliable herbaceous variety. Sweetly fragrant, large cup-shaped, double flowers, white with ruffled central petals tinted pale yellow and greenish at the base. Early and free flowering. Good robust habit and foliage.


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

propagation:
By division in early spring or autumn.

other notes:
RHS AGM
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