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botanical name:
Paeonia mascula ssp. arietina
Paeonia mascula ssp. arietina © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peony
synonyms:  Paeonia arietina, Paeonia cretica
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
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
description:
Clump forming herbaceous perennial with caursely divided leaves, hairy on the undersides. Bowl-shaped single, dark reddish-pink flowers, with conspicuous golden-yellow stamens.

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

propagation:
From seed or by division

other notes:
From Eastern Europe and Turkey
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