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Tree Peony 'Bai Yuan Hong Xia'

Paeonia suffruticosa | Paeonia

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Timeless and elegant!

Produces glamorous blooms in late spring

Long-lived shrub

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A luxuriant display of velvety-red, double petals burst from plump buds in late spring. The opulent blooms of Tree Peony 'Bai Yuan Hong Xia' stand out to perfection against its dark, finely cut foliage. These fragrant flowers are sure to cause a sensation in your garden borders, but if you can spare a few then try them in a summer bouquet for the ultimate ‘Wow-factor’! Tree Peonies flourish in sun or light shade and make a long-lived, deciduous shrub that only improves as the years go by. Height and spread: 150cm (5’).

Height Up to 150cm (60in)
Spread Up to 150cm (60in)

Hardy Shrub

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Flowering Months


1 x 6 Litre Potted Plant (KC0612)

Grow tree peonies in full sun or a lightly shaded position that is sheltered from cold winds. They prefer a well drained, humus-rich, fertile, neutral to alkaline soil. They will grow in most soils, except waterlogged and acidic soils, provided they are improved on planting. This is best achieved by adding plenty of well rotted manure or compost to the soil prior to planting, ensuring that it is mixed in thoroughly and deeply. Plant tree peonies so that the grafted union sits about 15cm (6") below the soil surface. Shallow planting may hinder establishment and delay flowering.
Water thoroughly on planting and regularly during the first year, taking especial care during the first summer. In spring, apply fertiliser and a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant. Tree peonies do not require routine pruning: in summer or autumn after flowering simply remove the flowered shoots to new growth. In late winter remove any dead shoots back to healthy buds. Old specimens which have become leggy can be treated to more extensive pruning in autumn by cutting back stems by a third. Caution: All parts are harmful if eaten.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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