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Peony First Arrival

This beautiful, hybrid Peony produces 6-8” blooms that are pink to lavender, on crisp, dark-green foliage. A truly stunning, fragrant flower. (Paeonia Itoh)

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Bareroot Plant - Root Size: 3-5 eyes

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 28-30" tall, 24-36" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Early to mid spring
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 9PEONY
Common Name Itoh Peony
Botanical Name Paeonia Itoh
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink, Purple
Estimated Mature Height 28-30" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 24-36" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid spring
Planting Depth Plant the roots 1" to 2" below soil level with the eyes (buds) pointing up.
Ships As Bare Root
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Showy Flowers
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description

Intersectional Peonies are hybrids between woody Tree Peonies and herbaceous Garden peonies. These hybrids are relatively new creations, with the first successful intersectional crosses being made in 1948. These hybrids are called “Itoh peonies” after Mr. Toichi Itoh, a Japanese hybridizer who created the first intersectional Peony. the result is a disease resistant plant with a longer blooming season, due to their ability to produce preliminary and secondary buds once the plant is established. Its lower compact habit and sturdier stems allows it to support up to 30 flowers per well-established plant.

Intersection, or “Itoh” Peonies are very easy to grow in full to part sun in well-drained soil. Make sure the crowns are planted 1 to 2 inches deep and no deeper. If peonies are planted too deep, they may not bloom.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

Reviews
How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

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