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Paeonia ‘Julia Rose’
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Paeonia ‘Julia Rose’
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Paeonia ‘Julia Rose’


Itoh Hybrid Peony

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.900.350


Itoh Peonies are rare and unusual hybrids between Garden Peonies and Tree Peonies. There are several varieties, all highly sought after by collectors, yet easy to grow and very hardy. This selection forms an upright bush of lush green leaves. The large single to semi-double flowers open a coral-red shade, fading to salmon-orange and creamy yellow, giving an unusual tricolour effect. Peonies seldom need to be divided or moved, but if necessary it should be carried out only in the fall. Flowering is always best in a sunny location. Clean up the dead leaves in the fall to help prevent disease problems. Plants usually die to the ground, or to very low woody stems for the winter. Flowers on cut stems have a short life which makes them less suitable in arrangements. A better alternative for indoor display, cut about an inch below a bloom and float in a rose bowl.

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Paeonia ‘Julia Rose’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
  Deep Pink
  Orange
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
Height
   65-75 cm
   25-29 inches
Spread
   75-90 cm
   29-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Slow