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Paeonia Duchess of Kent (Bare Root)



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  • Common Name: Japanese tree peony
  • Position: Full sun, Partial shade, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
  • Soil: Moist but well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flowers: Spring
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Hardiness: Hardy throughout the UK even in severe winters
  • Habit: Deciduous, Bushy
  • Height & Spread: 120cm × 90cm

Really large tulip shaped buds open slowly over several days to reveal large double flowers of a clear deep rose red. As the flowers mature they start to take on an unusual violet hue which can even shimmer with a hint of blue. This is a vigorous growing plant which flowers freely from a young age. The stems are an attractive red and the red leaf stalks give continued interest when not in flower. Later flowering, so a good one to have to extend the flowering period of a group of tree peonies. Height and spread after 8 years approx 120cm x 90cm.

Paeonia 'Duchess of Kent'

How to plant and care for tree peonies

If you have never grown a tree peony before, or just need a few tips or reminders, read our care guide here!

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