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Mons. Jules Eli Peony

You'll adore its sweet perfume

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  • Incredibly fragrant and petal-packed
  • Compact enough to fit in smaller borders
  • Create lavish flower arrangements
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 24 - 30 inches
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Blooms late spring to early summer
  • Ship As: 2-3 EYE BAREROOT
65574-Mons. Jules Eli Peony

1 per pack $19.99

We ship this item in Fall

Mons. Jules Eli Peony

Description
This variety is slightly compact at 2-3' tall, and makes a lush display of bright foliage in a garden border. Then the blooms appear. Overflowing with petals and dripping with perfume, these feel like a true luxury. There's a great thing you can do with peony blooms, especially if you're planning a get-together. Cut Mons. Jules Elie blooms before they've started really opening up, wrap them in newspaper and keep them in the refrigerator. Bring them out a day or two before you plan to have people over and they'll unfold beautifully for the perfect fragrant arrangement, right when you need them. Paeonia lactiflora 'Monsieur Jules Elie' Peonies have few requirements: give them a sunny well-drained location, plant 2-4' apart, with the eyes (new buds at the crown) no more than 2" below soil level and apply fertilizer or compost in spring. They take a while to establish, often 3 years before the first bloom—but the wait is worth it. They are heirloom quality. Let them grow undisturbed and they will bring joy to you and your loved ones through the decades.
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NamePaeonia lactiflora 'Monsieur Jules Elie'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-7
  • Flowering DateBlooms late spring to early summer
  • Planting InstructionsIt is very important to plant with the eye(s) 2" below the soil level. If they are planted too deeply, poor flowering will result
  • Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter if fall planted. Remove early in spring before growth starts.
  • Flower Color:pink
  • Flower FormLarge double blooms with frothy petals
  • Foliage TypeGlossy, deep green foliage that is very attractive and ornamental throughout the growing season. The new growth in spring is burgundy colored and turns a soft yellow in the fall.
  • Soil RequirementMoist, well-drained soil
  • Watering RequirementAverage water needs
  • PruningPrune only to remove spent flower stems after flowering
  • Additional InformationPeonies typically take at least 1-2 years to bloom, but their foliage remains attractive in the meantime.
  • Shipped2-3 EYE BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit24 - 30 inches
  • Growth RateSlow the first 1-2 years, moderate thereafter.
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.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
5B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
5A 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
6A & 6B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
7A 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
7B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
8A & 8B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
9A-10B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/28/19
Zones 7-10: 11/11/19

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