Common Name: Garden Peony Paeonia Paula Fay

Height: 35 Inches
Spread: 24 Inches
Flower Color: Pink shades
 
Foliage Color: Green shades
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun), Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:  Low water needs  Average water needs
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant
 
How fast should it grow?: Medium
When should it bloom?: Late spring
 
How's your soil?: Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?:  Cottage, Formal, Eclectic
 
 

This award winning peony is incredibly showy in bloom, revered for its excellent plant habit and dark green foliage.  Glowing hot pink, large, semi-double flowers with a central boss of bright gold stamens are produced on strong stems early in the peony season, typically late spring in Michigan.  With flowers this gorgeous, it’s hard to resist!

 Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges. By choosing a mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have blooms for up to 6 weeks.