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Himalayan Peony

The Himalayan Peony (Paeonia emodi)

is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous plant with white flowers in late Spring and early Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are rose shaped.
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It looks best in Spring and Summer.


Paeonia emodi grows in soils ranging from a pH of 4.5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat and sandy clay loam soils, and prefers high fertility.


This is a rounded plant has an ultimate height of 0.8m / 2.5ft and spread of 0.8m / 2.5ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.


The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn. They are lobed in shape.


The plant prefers a partially exposed situation.


City courtyard garden, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, low maintenance, small garden/space and flowering shrub.


Propagation techniques include division and seed.

-23°C / -9.4F 4.5 to 7.5 4-5 years 0.8m / 2.5ft 0.8m / 2.5ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Paeonia
Specific epithet ? emodi
Common names
Himalayan Peony (Ireland)
IPNI details on Paeonia emodi
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