- Common Name: Herbaceous Peony, Paeony
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Summer
- Flower Colour: Pink
- Hardiness: H6 - Hardy in all of the UK and Northern Europe
- Habit: Deciduous, Clump-forming
- Height & Spread: 90cm × 60cm
(Crousse 1893) Delicate fresh shell pink, darker towards the centre. Large, almost globular old-rose petals. Flowers prefusely on strong stems with attractive foliage that colours well in the autumn. Late flowering, Height approx 90cms. This is one of The Great French peonies and a mainstay of many a Victoian flower border still surviving in many of the great gardens of Engand.
How to plant and care for peonies
If you have never grown a peony before, or just need a few tips or reminders, read our care guide here!