Paeonia lactiflora 'Shirley Temple'
Beautiful flowers and attractive foliage highlight this enduring garden favorite. Outstanding as cut flowers or planted with Siberian iris and foxglove. Use peony rings or stakes to prevent heavy blooms from bowing to the ground. Long-lived. Prefers humus-rich, moist well-drained soil.
Blooms late spring to summer
Hardy to zone 3 (-40°F)
30-36" (76-91 cm) tall
36-48" (91-122 cm) apart
Tips and Uses
Beautiful in home gardens and landscape plantings
Weekly during dry periods
Remove spent blooms to maintain neat appearance
Large Blooms, Fragrant