Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchess de Nemours'

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Peony

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Very reliable and ornamental peony with fragrant, showy, white double blooms. Lance-shaped, glossy green leaves. Great as a cut flower. An excellent speciman, fouindation, or border plant.

Height

28-34 in

Spread

28-36 in

Color

White

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather. Remove faded flowers.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Dwarf False Indigo (Baptisia australis), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Speedwell (Veronica ), Thyme, Lemon (Perennial) (Thymus citriodorus), Lamb's Ear (Stachys byzantina), Red Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Cottage Pink (Dianthus plumarius), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Very Adaptable
Moist but well-drained
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