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botanical name:
Paeonia lactiflora 'Mistral'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Mistral' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peony
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: June
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Large, single, velvety rose red flowers with conspicuous golden yellow stamens, scented, free flowering in early to midsummer. Foliage often shows good autumn colour.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, deep, fertile soil in full sun or a little shade. Long lived but best left undisturbed.

propagation:
By division in early spring or autumn.

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