Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'
Paeonia 'Julia Rose'

Paeonia 'Julia Rose'

Paeonia 'Julia Rose'

1 bare root — £29.90

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Description

The array of gorgeous copper-tinged pink blooms you get on one Peony 'Julia Rose' plant is enough to make your eyes pop out on stalks - this colourway is sensational! Each bloom is unique in its variation of apricot, copper and dusky pink - three of the most adored colours of the moment - all blended together to create the kind of peony plant that dreams are made of.

Whether you like to pick a posy of peonies in early summer of leave them to do their thing in the garden, this pretty variety should be on your list. Intersectional (Itoh) Peony 'Julia Rose' is easy to grow and returns every year to treat you to another fabulous show.

This is a remarkable itoh peony, with stunning large, silky, semi-double blooms that change colour over time. They start with buds of cherry red, opening to young blooms of apricot-orange, and pass through rose-pink with an inner glow of yellow, coming from the depth of the petals. The plant can display three types of colour at once; each bloom can be 10-15cm / 4-6" wide, and there could be as many as 30 open on a plant – making it a truly spectacular garden feature. The flowers also have a rich, spicy fragrance, too. The thick, long, deeply divided leaves become beautifully burnished with a silvery sheen in autumn. 'Julia Rose' will not require staking.

 

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 'Julia Rose'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, peach

  • 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 the Paeonia 'Julia Rose' 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. Some varieties are a length of root which should be planted lengthways and shallowly (1-2cm deep).

    • 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 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 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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