Botanical Name: Paeonia lactiflora 'Sorbet'; Family : Paeoniaceae (Peony Family) ;
Height: 36 in.
Spacing: 3-5 ft.
Depth: 2 inches
Spread: 36 in.
Sun/Shade: full sun to partial shade
Color: deep pink outer petals ; white and pink center
Foliage: dark green,lobe turns red in autumn
Blooms: late May-June
Form: shrub-like mound
Flower Form: fully double blooms
Soil Requirements: moist, well-drained
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Pruning: Remove spent flowers after blooming. Cut foliage to the ground (and remove from the garden) in the fall after frost
Size: 6-8 in.
Comments: Very fragrant flowers. Adaptable to most climates and soil types. Popular new variety. Unusual peony. Will usually blossom the second season and will perform well even in the hot areas of the country. Feed every spring with a commercial 5-10-5 fertilizer as directed.
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