PAEONIA ludlowii

Commonly known as Tree paeony

Tree Paeonies

(lutea var ludowii) - single yellow tree paeony
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Bright-green leaves each with 9 leaflets, deeply cut into pointed lobes.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Vigorous, upright, sparsely branched shrub with horizontal to nodding flowers.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PAEONIA ludlowii

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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Eelworms, viruses, peony grey mould blight (peony wilt). honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Tibet.
  • Flower Shape
    To 12cm (5in) across.
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich. Shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    (May be a skin irritant to pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)

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