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woodland peony

Posted by debh 5 or 6 W. Mi (My Page) on
Sun, May 1, 05 at 17:04

I read that this varity will survive in the shade. Has anyone had any experience with it and if so what is a good source to buy from. Plant delight Nursery has one in their catalog, but it is $50.00. Too much.

Thanks


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RE: woodland peony

How much and what kind of shade are you talking about?

Diann
IA Z5a


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RE: woodland peony

If you are talking P. obovata, Song Sparrow have it for less.
It does bloom in part shade, I'd say 3-4 hours of uninterrupted sun.
Another part-shade lover you may want to check on is P. woodwardii.

Here is a link that might be useful: P. obovata


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RE: woodland peony

Another shade tolerant, woodland peony would be Paeonia japonica. I am not sure that the others mentioned are actually woodland peonies.


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