Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'

Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'

Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'

1 bare root — £48.75

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Get set for a splashy scene of salmon-pink blooms in late spring with this perfectly pretty Peony 'Etched Salmon'. A rare and sought after variety loved for its gentle colour, petal-packed flower form and beautiful fragrance, you can plant this special peony and look forward to a real treat each year when it bursts into bloom. Of course, not only is it a charm to have in the garden but the loosely ruffled flowers of Paeonia 'Etched Salmon' inject the most luxurious peony-power into floral arrangements.      

Aside from its obvious good looks being a benefit, Peony 'Etched Salmon' is easy to grow too. Being a hardy perennial, it’s very low maintenance and will require very little in terms of care to perform well. Give it a sunny position in a border with free-draining soil and water when dry. Then, once it’s settled in, Paeonia 'Etched Salmon' can be left virtually to its own devices. Peonies take a little time to establish to full size and don’t always flower in the first year, but you will see this salmon-pink peony grow back bigger and stronger each year and it’ll produce more blooms as it matures too!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'

  • Flower colour

    Salmon, pink

  • Plant size

    3/5 eyes

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    70cm-1m

  • Plant spacing

    3 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    2-3 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak your Paeonia 'Etched Salmon' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting.

    • Plant your bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors.

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed.

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

Peonies in 1 minute

Peonies like deep, fertile and moist soil with good drainage, and your peony bare roots should be planted in sunny locations where they are sheltered from the wind. The glossy green foliage of Paeonia lasts all summer long, changing to a purplish gold colour in autumn.

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