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Itoh Peony

Paeonia Itoh 'Julia Rose'

Large, double blossoms, soft apricot, blending to reddish-purple at the tips, stand above lush, toothed foliage.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring

Mature Height:

28-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Peonies prefer to be grown cool (55-60° F). Keep evenly moist, ideally using drip irrigation, never allow to wilt. Space pots to provide good air circulation and keep leaves dry to avoid disease. Generally finish in 9-12 weeks based on growing conditions. Use plant stakes if necessary.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 28
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining soil in 3 gallon or larger container. Keep root 1-2" below soil surface, allowing up to 50% of the eyes to remain above soil. Once planted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Established roots are easy to grow in moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. May not bloom if planted as a bare root in the first year.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.