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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
Large, single, velvety rose red flowers with conspicuous golden yellow stamens, scented, free flowering in early to midsummer. Foliage often shows good autumn colour.

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

By division in early spring or autumn.

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