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Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours' Bulb | Peony

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Getting better and better year after year

Peony 'Duchesse De Nemours' boasts graceful ivory blooms that will be present in your garden from early to mid-summer, and is a great plant for cut flowers (where they can last as long as two weeks in a vase!). Once established in your garden, you will find that each annual flowering period will be better than the previous, so be prepared to have this Peony become an increasingly beautiful focal point in your garden! Due to this plant's noteworthy qualities, such as its reliable garden performance, 'Duchesse De Nemours' has also earned the RHS 'Award of Garden Merit', providing you with peace of mind.

  • Common Name: Peony
  • Flowering Month: May - June
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Latin Name: Paeonia
  • Planting Location: Suitable For Pots
  • Planting Depth: 15cm
  • Planting Distance: 25cm
  • Planting Month: February - June
  • Scented?: Yes, Mildly
  • Uses: Cut flowers
  • Supplied As: Bulbs
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A family run business, our trusted bulb grower has specialised in growing and packaging bulbs for many decades. With over 40 members of staff caring each day for the plants these bulbs come from, you can feel confident that your garden will soon be filled with beautiful, flourishing blooms! Once gathered, each bulb is carefully checked and stored to prevent any early sprouting before they're sent to you.

Sustainability and biodiversity remains at the core of what they do. Because of this, chemicals are reduced to a minimum, bulbs are sent in paper bags, and packaging and transportation operations are streamlined to leave a much smaller environmental footprint. So, by planting these bulbs, you won't only be help your garden, but the world around you too.

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Plant these bulbs 15cm/6" deep, and distance 25cm/10" apart. If too deep, the bulb may rot and the shoots emerge late. If too shallow, the bulb may emerge unevenly and have spindly growth.

Once shoots emerge, water thoroughly and regularly to encourage their growth. Fertiliser isn't essential, but it will help blooms to look their best. Simply apply a slow release fertiliser upon planting, or alternatively apply liquid fertiliser once the growing season begins.

Growing Advice

It is best to make sure that you plant at the recommended distance and depth. If too deep, the bulb may rot and the shoots emerge late. If too shallow, the bulb may emerge unevenly and have spindly growth.

Once shoots emerge, water thoroughly and regularly to encourage their growth. Fertiliser isn't essential, but it will help blooms to look their best. Simply apply a slow release fertiliser upon planting, or alternatively apply liquid fertiliser once the growing season begins.

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Bulb Planting Guide

Planting bulbs is an easy gardening job, a brilliant way to add a garden surprise a few months down the line. To learn everything you need for a garden bursting with colour, check out our simple guide on How to Plant Bulbs (link opens in a new tab) over on the Primrose Blog!

Common Name Peony
Flower Colour White
Flowering Month May, June
Flowering Season Summer
Is Collection/Mix? No
Location Suitable For Pots
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Is Scented? Yes, Mildly
Uses Cut Flowers
Latin Name Paeonia
Planting Month April, February, June, March, May
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