Paeonia delavayi (is a small fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with red flowers in early Summer, mid Summer and late Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are , ) .
Paeonia delavayi 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 shrub has an ultimate height of 2.5m / 8.2ft and spread of 1.5m / 4.9ft. It can take 6-10 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer. They arein shape.
The plant prefers a partially exposed situation.
City courtyard garden, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, low maintenance, mixed shrub border and small garden/space.
Propagation techniques include grafting.-28°C / -18.4F to 6-10 years 2.5m / 8.2ft 1.5m / 4.9ft
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|Specific epithet ?||delavayi|
|Delavayi Peony (Ireland), Tree Peony (Ireland)|
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