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Bush Peony - 'Ave Maria'
Peony P-156 - Flower type - Double. Bloom time is Mid Season. Height 32 inches.
NEW LISTING Well formed, large double blossoms, and classified as a “old fashioned or heritage" type bloom with a creamy blush and attractive red color highlights in flower centers. Quite fragrant.
Classification: Herbaceous Peony (USDA Zones 2 - 7 or 8)
Root size - 3 to 5 eye, or greater, depending on harvest.
Shipping Season - Fall 2009 / Spring 2010.
Cultural Requirements - Sunny, well-drained location, 3 to 4 feet apart. Can be left undisturbed for many years. In severe winter climates, plant with eyes 1-2 inches below surface of soil (then top with winter mulch); Zone 6-7, cover eyes with 1 inch of soil, and mulch lightly for winter; Zone 8 or 9, leave the eyes exposed to allow as much winter chill as possible, do not mulch around eyes. Not suitable for areas where winter temperatures rarely fall below 40 degrees F. or plants will produce plenty of foliage, but be shy about blooming.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base