Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfeld'

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Peony

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Very large, double, richly fragrant, deep red blooms on this hardy peony. Appreciated for it's deer resistance, long vase life and reliability.  

Height

30-38 in

Spread

28-36 in

Color

Red

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

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Golden Sedge (Carex elata), Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale), Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Thyme, Lemon (Perennial) (Thymus citriodorus)

Characteristics & Attributes

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