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botanical name:
Paeonia mascula
Paeonia mascula © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Coral Peony
synonyms:  Paeonia corallina
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Clump forming perennial with good bushy foliage and attractive flowers in late spring. ranging from light to dark magenta pink, sometimes white or red, with yellow stamens.

Moist to dryish, well drained, deep, fertile soil in full sun or a little light shade. Likes a fairly warm position and can tolerate some drought.

From seed or by division

Was cultivated as a medicinal plant in the Middle Ages.

other notes:
From Southern Europe and North Africa
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