Peony delavayi

Peony delavayi

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Bodnant Plants
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The young leaves of this tree or shrub peony are flushed burgundy and in late spring, lustrous, single, maroon flowers appear among the handsome dark green foliage.Tree peonies are very hardy. However, the foliage and flower buds can be damaged by late frost so avoid frost pockets.Choose a sheltered position to prevent branches being broken off by strong winds, especially when carrying large blooms.Tree peonies prefer neutral, humus rich soils, but they will tolerate slightly acid or slightly alkaline soils.Good drainage is essential. Where drainage is poor, consider planting in raised beds.Ideally, plant in a sunny position. Tree peonies will tolerate light shade, but the plants may become straggly growing towards light