Paeonia – Peony Festiva Maxima
£6.50 – £12.00
Peony. Festiva Maxima. Hardy. Perennial. Hardy. Perennial. These plants prefer a sunny location, with fertile, moist, well drained soil. Rarely bloom in the first year while they are getting their roots established. You will see a few flowers the second year and the third year an abundance of sweetly scented blooms. This is a fantastic plant that will grace your garden for a lifetime.
Grade 1 Large Tuberous Root Supplied.
1 Tuberous Root, 2 Tuberous Roots
Plant: March-April. 2 cm of soil on top of the crown. Spacing 60 cm. Flowers May-June. Height 100 cm
Hardy. Perennial. Needs a sunny location, at least six hours a day. Dig a large hole twice the size of the root, making sure the soil is loose to allow the roots to grow, add compost or organic matter. Plant with roots down leaving the eyes (growing tips) close to the surface, only covering with 2 cm of soil. Peonies can take 1 year to flower after planting.
Propagation: Divide clumps every 3-4 years, lift and replant.