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Festiva Maxima Peony

Sweetly scented, double blooms

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 30 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Early summer
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Festiva Maxima Peony

Grace your landscape with sweetly scented, big, colorful spring blooms. Peonies are beloved favorites of many gardeners. These beauties have fancy double blossoms that reach 5-6" across. Blooms in late spring and grows up to 3'. Plant in full sun to partial shade. 2-3 eye division. Zones 3-8. Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NamePaeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'
  • Type of Fruitn/a
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 30 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-7
  • Flowering DateEarly summer
  • Planting InstructionsIt is very important to plant with the eye(s) 2" below the soil level. If they are planted too deep, poor flowering will result
  • Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter. Remove early in the following spring
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormLarge 4" - 5" cup shaped blooms fully double
  • Foliage TypeGlossy, deep green foliage that is very attractive and ornamental through-out the growing season. The new growth in spring is burgundy colored and turns a soft yellow in the fall
  • Borders1
  • Pruning TimeAfter flowering
  • FragranceVery strong and heady
  • ResistanceExcellent to all P & D problems
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, humus enriched soil that is moisture retentive
  • PruningOnly to remove spent flower stems after flowering. Once foliage dies back in Fall trim to the ground.
  • Unique CharactersticsLarge blooms of white with occasional red speckles. Very fragrant. Excellent cut flower.
  • Shipped2-3 EYE BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit30 - 36 inches
  • Growth RateFast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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